Calculating intervals across zero

Worded problems involving negative numbers

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Quiz:

Calculating intervals across zero

Quiz involving calculating intervals across zero.

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Question 5

Q1.Which of the below gives an answer of -1?

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Q2.Which of the calculations below has the smallest answer?

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Q3.A school football team scored a total of 3 goals in their recent games but let in 5. What is their goal difference?

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Q4.I am in an elevator (lift) and I'm currently on level 6 but I need to get to -2. How many floors away is -2 from me?

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Q5.The Olympic golf course in Rio has a par of 71 (expected number of strokes needed), if David scores 65, 70 and 66 on his 3 rounds, what is his total score?

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Quiz:

Calculating intervals across zero

Quiz involving calculating intervals across zero.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of the below gives an answer of -1?

1/5

Q2.Which of the calculations below has the smallest answer?

2/5

Q3.A school football team scored a total of 3 goals in their recent games but let in 5. What is their goal difference?

3/5

Q4.I am in an elevator (lift) and I'm currently on level 6 but I need to get to -2. How many floors away is -2 from me?

4/5

Q5.The Olympic golf course in Rio has a par of 71 (expected number of strokes needed), if David scores 65, 70 and 66 on his 3 rounds, what is his total score?

5/5

Lesson summary: Calculating intervals across zero

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