# Subtracting Integers: Rules & Examples

Instructions:

question 1 of 3

### When subtracting integers you can think of

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime

### 2. You can use the rule Positive - Negative = Positive of subtracting integers on which of the following problems?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Create an account to get started

Subtracting integers involve a specific set of rules, and this quiz tests you on those rules. Examples of the various rules will be covered during the quiz.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This subtraction quiz tests your ability to:

• Recall how to think about subtracting integers
• Determine which of given problems is one where you can use 'Positive - Positive = Positive + Negative' of subtracting integers
• Recognize a problem in which you can use the rule 'Negative-Positive=Negative'
• Understand which problem of given options is one where you can use the rule 'Positive - Negative = Positive'
• Know what problem to use the rule 'Negative - Negative = Negative + Positive' with

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information found in the lesson on rules for subtracting integers
• Critical thinking - use this information to consider if an equation is one where you can use a given rule
• Problem solving - calculate problems to see if given rules of subtracting integers apply
• Information recall - remember the knowledge you've gained about subtraction