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Add and Subtract Negative Numbers

In this worksheet, students carry out addition and subtraction of negative numbers.

'Add and Subtract Negative Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must carry out addition and subtraction of negative numbers.


Remember

The rule for adding a negative number:


7 + -9 = 7 - 9 = -2

 

And the rule for subtracting a negative number:


3 - -5 = 3 + 5 = 8

Use the rules to do the following:   

10 - -10 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

9 - -10 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

3 + -3 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

1 + -3 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

5 + -1 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

9 + -7 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

5 - -1 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

5 - -3 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

1 + -10 = ________

Use the rules to do the following:   

3 - -10 = ________

  • Question 1

Use the rules to do the following:   

10 - -10 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
20
  • Question 2

Use the rules to do the following:   

9 - -10 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
19
  • Question 3

Use the rules to do the following:   

3 + -3 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
0
  • Question 4

Use the rules to do the following:   

1 + -3 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
-2
  • Question 5

Use the rules to do the following:   

5 + -1 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
4
  • Question 6

Use the rules to do the following:   

9 + -7 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
2
  • Question 7

Use the rules to do the following:   

5 - -1 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
6
  • Question 8

Use the rules to do the following:   

5 - -3 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
8
  • Question 9

Use the rules to do the following:   

1 + -10 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
-9
  • Question 10

Use the rules to do the following:   

3 - -10 = ________

CORRECT ANSWER
13
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