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. 36 degrees. 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 the start. 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