Adding Integers: Rules & Examples

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The absolute value of a number is always _____.

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1. What is 12+ (- 20) ?

2. Find the value of the sum -15 + (-7).

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to add positive and negative integers in this quiz and worksheet combo. Practice problems assess your understanding of the rules for adding integers with like and unlike signs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Absolute value
  • Adding integers with like signs
  • Adding integers with unlike signs

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the rules for adding integers with like and unlike signs to solve mathematical problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding absolute value, and positive and negative integers
  • Problem solving - solve addition problems by applying the rules for adding integers with like and unlike signs

Additional Learning

To learn more about adding integers, review the accompanying lesson on Absolute Value and the Number Line. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the number line
  • Define absolute value
  • Identify integers
  • Differentiate between positive and negative integers
  • Understand the rules for adding integers with like signs
  • Understand the rules for adding integers with unlike signs
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