The Sum of an Integer & Its Opposite: Lesson for Kids


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What is the sum of 15 + (-15)?

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1. What is the sum of -756 + 756?


Which of the following describes the following scenario?

You borrowed $2 from your friend for some candy. The next day, you got $2 for your allowance and paid him back. You now have $0.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet is designed to test your ability to solve opposite integer addition problems. You should also be familiar with facts about integers and their opposites.

Quiz & Worksheet Goal

When you use this quiz and worksheet assessment, you should be prepared to:

  • Solve given opposite integer addition problems
  • Recognize true statements about adding opposite integers
  • Define what the opposite of an integer is

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use what you learned to solve sample opposite integer addition problems
  • Explaining information - make sure you can read about what the opposite of an integer is and explain it correctly
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer true/false questions about adding opposite integers

Additional Learning

Add to your knowledge about this math topic by using the lesson called The Sum of an Integer & Its Opposite: Lesson for Kids. You will learn:

  • The two types of integers
  • How to use a number line to add opposites of integers
  • How to write opposite integer addition equations