Integer Addition and Subtraction Word Problems

Middle schoolers are prompted to solve six word problems, involving the addition and subtraction of integers. This learning exercise contains real-world applications, including finding temperature changes. Invite your students to try solving the problems using different strategies.

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Classroom Considerations
  • Encourage your mathematicians to use a number line to show their work
  • Notebook paper may be necessary to show work
Pros
  • Real-world problem solving
Cons
  • No answer key
Common Core