Examples, solutions, videos, and worksheets to help Grade 6 students learn how to subtract integers.
There are five sets of subtracting integers worksheets:
Subtracting integers can be done by adding the opposite of the second integer.
We can use the following steps when subtracting two integers:
Have a look at this video if you need to review how to subtract integers.
There is a shortcut if you notice that the negative of a negative is a positive.
(8) - (-3) = 8 + 3 = 11
Have a look at this video if you need to review how to subtract integers (include shortcuts).
Click on the following worksheet to get a printable pdf document.
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(Answers on the second page.)
Subtract 1-digit Integers Worksheet #1 (both positive)
Subtract 1-digit Integers Worksheet #2 (both negative)
Subtract 1-digit Integers Worksheet #3 (negative or positive)
Subtract 2-digit Integers Worksheet #4 (both negative)
Subtract 2-digit Integers Worksheet #5 (negative or positive)
A diver was at 8 feet below sea level. If he descends another 7 feet, what is his new position?
-8 - 7 = -15
The temperature at 9 pm was -5°C. By midnight, it had decreased by 12°C. What was the temperature at midnight?
-5 - 12 = -17°C
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