Åk 6–9
 
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2.6 Exercises – Understanding Negative Numbers
1. Fill in the correct sign.
Ex 10 degrees colder - 10 °C
a)
200 kr profit 200 kr
b)
18 m height 18 m
c)
25 point winning 25 points
d)
15,000 years later 15,000 years
e)
2,500 m deep 2,500 m
f)
27 degrees colder 27 °C
g)
140 kr loss 140 kr
h)
2,000 years earlier  2,000 years
i)
25 degrees warmer 25 °C
j)
13 point loss 13 points



 
2. Write a word so that the expression has the opposite meaning.
a) 145 step to the right.
  145 steps
b) 36 degrees warmer.
 
c) 150 years a. d.
  150 years .
d) 2,500 m deep.
  2,500 m
e) A 250 point loss.
  250 point
f) 3 hours before the start.
  3 hours
g) 5,000 m below sea level.
  5,000 m sea level.
h) 7 hours before GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) 
  7 hours GMT.
 
 
3. Which of the following alternatives is better?
Ex Earning 20 kr or 90 kr? 90 kr
a)
Losing 5 kr or 12 kr?
b)
Winning 3 kr or 15 kr?
c)
Earning 50 kr or 120 kr?
d)
Losing 9 or 6 pieces of candy?
e)
Getting 45 kr or 75 kr?
 
4. Fill in ">" or "<" so that the inequality applies.
Ex 20 > 10
a)
-15 -18
b)
-15 18
c)
15 -18
d)
15 18
e)
-37 73
f)
58 -60
g)
-9 -47
h)
-72 27
i)
26 63
j)
130 -310