Numeracy Basics | Order of Operations

Activity Three: Working with Negative Numbers


1. Simplify the following expressions involving addition and/or subtraction and negative numbers:

a. 4 + (-8)  
b. 13 – (-9)  
c. -3 + (-4)  

 

2. Simplify the following expressions involving multiplication and/or division and negative numbers:

a. -4(-8)  
b. 8(-9)  
c. -6(5)  
d. -12/4  
e. -8/-2  
f. 20/-5  


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