Positive and Negative Numbers (Grade 6)

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Positive and Negative Numbers

1. 
What integer represents the situation when a sports announcer says that a football team has lost five yards?
  1. -5
  2. 5
  3. 10
  4. -10
2. 
Jacob turned on the air conditioning and the temperature in his apartment decreased 8 degrees. Which integer represents the change in temperature?
  1. -8
  2. 8
  3. 0
  4. 85
3. 
Fred has $200 in his banking account. Which integer represents a deposit of $20 dollars into his bank account?
  1. 220
  2. -220
  3. 20
  4. -20
4. 
Logan scored 20 points in a card game he was playing. In the next hand, he lost 12 points. Which one shows this as an addition problem?
  1. -20 + (12)
  2. 20 + (-12)
  3. 20 + (12)
  4. 12 + (-20)
5. 
The town of Apple Valley, California is at an elevation of 2,900 feet above sea level. Death Valley, California has an elevation of 282 feet below sea level. What is the difference in elevation of these two towns?
  1. 2,616 feet
  2. 3,182 feet
  3. -2,616 feet
  4. -3,182 feet
6. 
The temperature at 3:00 PM was 15 degrees. At midnight the temperature was -2 degrees. What's the difference between those two temperatures?
  1. 13 degrees
  2. 17 degrees
  3. 19 degrees
  4. 10 degrees
7. 
In a card game, Hailey had 27 points and Kara had -4 points. What's the difference between their scores?
  1. 23
  2. -23
  3. 31
  4. -31
8. 
If the temperature in Minnesota drops 35 degrees Fahrenheit it will be -10 degrees Fahrenheit. What is the current temperature in Minnesota?
  1. 45 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. 25 degrees Fahrenheit
  3. -10 degrees Fahrenheit
  4. 10 degrees Fahrenheit
9. 
The spider is on a vertical number line at -4. It climbs 4 places upward. Which integer would it be on now?



10. 
A scuba diver dove 18 ft below the water's surface to observe a school of fish. Then he dove another 24 ft to the bottom. If he started at sea level, what was his elevation when he reached the bottom?

Write the number model and answer.



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