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Math Word Problems - GED, PSAT, SAT, ACT, GRE Preparation 4.22 Integer Story Problems

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.

Q 1: Jane owes a candy store $45. Each of her five friends will help her pay off her debt. How money does each friend get? (Hint: Owing money implies a negative integer) -5 +9 -9 +5

Q 2: In Detroit, Michigan, the temperature was -15° F in the morning. If the temperature dropped another 10° F, what is the temperature now? 25° F 5° F -25° F -5° F

Q 3: Rea bought 2 pairs of blue jeans at $30 each. How much money did she pay the clerk? (Hint: Paying the clerk is a negative integer) +60 -60

Q 4: A submarine was situated 700 feet below sea level. If it ascends 200 feet, what is its new position? 900 f -500 f -900 f +500 f

Q 5: Mt. Helena's highest elevation is 15,800 feet above sea level. The Caspian Sea, the lowest elevation, is 1,020 feet below sea level. What is the difference between these two elevations? -16820 16820 -14780 14780

Q 6: In a desert, one day the temperature was 120° F. In an another desert, a temperature of -45° F was recorded at night. What is the difference between these two temperatures? undefined 75 165 -75

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