Exam: Skill #18- Solve Word Problems With Positive And Negative Integers

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Exam: Skill #18- Solve Word Problems With Positive And Negative Integers

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  • 1. 
    A football player gained 9 yards for his team. The next play, though, resulted in a loss of 17 yards. What was the total yardage lost?  
  • 2. 
    Carlos used a map to locate a place that is 8 feet below sea level. Carlos’ town is 213 feet above sea level. What is the elevation difference between the two places?
  • 3. 
    Mount Everest is the highest point on Earth, at 29,035 feet above sea level. The lowest point is the Dead Sea, at -1,360 feet. What is the difference in elevation between these two points? 
  • 4. 
    The temperature reading at 9:00 pm was 5°. During the night, the temperature dropped 12°. By 6:00 am it had risen 8° What was the temperature at 6:00am?
  • 5. 
    The price of a share of stock for a company at the beginning of the week was $25. Over the next five days, the stock gained $2 on Monday, lost $3 on Tuesday, lost $1 on Wednesday, gained $2 on Thursday and gained $5 on Friday. What was the price of a share of stock by Friday? 
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