Adding & Subtracting Negative Numbers


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(-8) + (-9)

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1. (-7) - (-10)

2. (-3) + (-10)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Essentially, you will be prompted by several different practice problems. These problems will ask you to add and subtract negative numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To put it expressly, you are going to demonstrate your ability to:

  • Add negatives with negatives
  • Subtract negatives from negatives
  • Distinguish between the functions of adding/subtracting negatives and positives

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding rudimentary math
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve addition and subtraction practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding negative numbers and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Our related lesson, Adding & Subtracting Negative Numbers, can help you learn anything else you need to know about the contents of this quiz and worksheet. It will cover:

  • Examples of adding/subtracting negatives
  • The need to add/subtract negatives
  • Properties of negative numbers