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

Q 2: Jill has $6 in her purse. She earns $5 by selling candy, she spends $10 on flowers, earns $4 by selling cookies, then spends $3 on ice cream. How many dollars does she have now? -2 3 0 2

Q 3: 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) +9 -5 +5 -9

Q 4: 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 14780 -16820 -14780

Q 5: 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 5° F -25° F

Q 6: 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

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