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# Describing Positive and Negative Numbers (Grade 6)

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## Describing Positive and Negative Numbers

1.
Henderson, North Carolina is above sea level. How should you describe this integer?
1. positive
2. negative
2.
The speed limit is 35 miles per hour in the neighborhood. Karl decreased his speed to 25 miles per hour. How is this represented as an integer?
1. positive
2. negative
3.
The temperature in Alaska is 7 degrees below 0. What type of integer is this?
1. positive
2. negative
4.
John had a birthday party. He received $50.00 in a birthday card. Which word describes this integer? 1. positive 2. negative 5. Mr. Jones went to the bank and applied for a loan. He was given$25,000. Which word describes the loan Mr. Jones has to pay back?
1. positive
2. negative
6.
After the storm, the insurance company stated that the storm caused a million dollars in damages. How should you describe the integer?
1. positive
2. negative
7.
An atom has an equal number of positively charged particles and negatively charged particles. It then loses one of its negatively charged particles. The atom now has a                 charge.
1. positive
2. negative
8.
The airplane descended 35,000 feet to reach a lower altitude. How should you describe this integer?
1. positive
2. negative
9.
John is making a deposit every week in his checking account. What kind of integer would the deposit be?
1. positive
2. negative
10.
Jason was paid \$47.40 for working in a fast food restaurant. How should you describe this integer?
1. positive
2. negative
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