Word Problems - Integer Mixed Operations (addition and subtraction)

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10 practice problems and an answer key.


Description: This packet helps students practice solving word problems that require addition and subtraction with integers. Understand when to add and when to subtract positive and negative numbers can be difficult.  So, these word problems are useful in assessing how well students understand addition and subtraction operations when working with integers.  Each page contains 5 problems. Each page also has a speed and accuracy guide, to help students see how fast and how accurately they should be doing these problems. After doing all 10 problems, students should be more comfortable doing these problems and have a clear understanding of how to solve them. 

Sample Problem(s)


Abraham is spending a day at the hotel pool. He enjoys jumping from the very cool pool (62 degrees) to the very hot Jacuzzi (113 degrees). What temperature change is Abraham experiencing as he moves from pool to Jacuzzi?

Zack just got a grade of 93 on a report. However, because he turned it in late, his teacher is going to deduct 15 points. What will Zack’s final score on the report be?


Practice problems require knowledge of how to add and subtract whole numbers.

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