Negative Integers: Definition, Rules & Examples

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question 1 of 3

Use the signed integer rules to solve:

14 + -4 =

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1.

Use the signed integer rules to solve:

-21 - 3 =

2.

Use the signed integer rules to solve:

-5 * -4 =

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Negative integers bring a whole new set of rules into mathematical equations. In this quiz, you'll need to recall the various rules and steps involved so as to solve a series of different equations involving one or more negative integers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This negative integers quiz is here to test your ability to:

  • Use signed integer rules to solve basic operation problems
  • Solve an equation with a negative integer in the context of a word problem

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the accompanying algebra lesson
  • Problem solving - use your knowledge to solve a variety of math problems that include negative integers
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge about the signed integer rules that you have gained

Additional Learning

The lesson called Negative Integers: Definition, Rules & Examples offers more information and covers the following objectives:

  • Contrast adding unlike numbers and adding like numbers
  • Explain the subtraction of signed numbers
  • Differentiate between multiplying and dividing like numbers and unlike numbers
  • Provide a set of sample problems for all the basic operations
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