POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE NUMBERS CONNECTING IN REAL LIFE WORKSHEET

Problem 1 :

Write each word under the correct heading,

 Positive Negative

Words

 1) Below2) gain3) taken away4) above5) added to6) deposit7)  bonus 8) lost9) increase10) 5 wrong11) 6 correct12) Decrease13) fall

Solution

Represent the following statements as integers.

Problem 2 :

Rony earned \$5

Solution

Problem 3 :

The temperature falls 100 degrees.

Solution

Problem 4 :

Tim won 20 points

Solution

Problem 5 :

Jack lost forty dollars

Solution

Problem 6 :

The plant has grown 3 inches since last month

Solution

Problem 7 :

Thomas has to pay \$4 as penality

Solution

Problem 8 :

The cat lost its two kittens

Solution

Problem 9 :

Rosy have 12 excessive stamps compared to others.

Solution

Problem 10 :

Henry won a lottery amount of \$50

Solution

Problem 11 :

Andy got 7 set of watches as gift.

Solution

Problem 12 :

Zack lost 5 pounds since last month.

Solution

Problem 13 :

The temperature in Fargo, North Dakota was 6° F at noon. By 4 pm the temperature dropped to -10° F. What integer represents the change in temperature ?

Solution

Problem 14 :

A snail climbs 3 inches up a wall. Then it slides 6 inches down the wall. What integer represents the distance the snail traveled from its original position ?

Solution

Problem 15 :

During scuba lessons, Sue dove 30 feet, Harrie dove 120 feet and Kathy dove 90 feet. What integers represents these depts ? Order the integers from least to greatest.

Solution

1)

 1) Below = -2) gain = +3) taken away = -4) above = +5) added to = +6) deposit = +7)  bonus = + 8) lost = -9) increase = +10) 5 wrong = +511) 6 correct = -612) Decrease = -13) fall = -

2)  +5

3)   -100 degree.

4) +20

5) -40

6) +3

7)  -4

8) -2

9)  +12

10) +50

11) +7

12)  +5

13)  -16° F

14)  3 units it is coming down.

15)

Ordering from least to greatest,

-120, -90, -30

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