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#1 2006-07-17 18:37:16

Devantè
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Registered: 2006-07-14
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Basic Negative Numbers

Basic Negative Number Excercises

You'll find some numbers below zero here - Negative numbers. None of them are too hard.

1. 40 metres below sea level = ?m
2. A temperature of 8 degrees below zero =
3. At 9pm, the temperature was 2°C. By midnight, the temperature had dropped to -5°C. By how many degrees had the temperature fallen?
4. The temperature at midnight was -3°C. By 8am, the temperature had risen by 6°C. What was the temperature at 8am?
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Algiers    = 16°C
Barcelona = 17°C
Berlin = 8°C
London = 5°C
Moscow = -9°C
New York = 7°C
Oslo = -5°C
Paris = 12°C
Rome = 15°C
Sydney = 23°C
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[b]5. What was the difference in temperature between Barcelona and Berlin?
6. How much higher was the temperature in Rome than the temperature in Oslo?
7. 5 + (-7) =
8. 17 - (-8) =
9. (-6) x (-3) =
10. 50 ÷ (-10) =
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#2 2007-08-16 22:32:41

parvathy95
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Registered: 2007-08-16
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Re: Basic Negative Numbers

1.  -40m                        8.  25
2.  -8 degrees                9.  18
3.  5 degrees                 10.  -5
4.  3 degrees
5.  9 degrees
6.  10 degrees higher
7.  -2

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#3 2007-08-18 13:28:44

uche
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Registered: 2007-07-30
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Re: Basic Negative Numbers

u are so smart smarter than mikau well both of u are smart, do u just want to make your self smart and make me jelous

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#4 2007-08-18 13:32:03

MathsIsFun
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Re: Basic Negative Numbers

You don't need to be jealous of smart people ... in fact if you hang around smart people you get smarter yourself!

(BTW. wouldn't Q3 be 7° ?)


"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

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#5 2007-08-19 06:05:22

Devantè
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Re: Basic Negative Numbers

All correct except #3 and #6 ... please check them. wink

Lately I have been getting many rude comments sent to me through e-mail, YouTube, etc. ... what has caused all of this to come on the same day?

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