# Worksheet on Subtracting Integers

Practice the questions given in the worksheet on subtracting integers. We know that the difference of any two integers is always an integer.

 I. Subtract the following:(i) + 9 from + 12 (ii) + 15 from - 21 (iii) - 42 from + 74 (iv) - 10 from + 25 (v) 7 from 15 (vi) +7 from -15 (vii) -7 from +15 (viii) -7 from 15 (ix) 346 from 293 (x) -80 from 0 (xi) 0 from+39 (xii) -59 from -100 (xiii) -350 from 200 (xiv) 63 from -63 (xv) 0 from -247 (xvi) -55 from +55

 II. Fill in the blanks:(i) (-9) - ……….. = 15 (ii) (-17) - ……….. = -4 (iii) (-9)  - ……….. = 3 (iv) -15 – 27 = ……….. (v) 15 – 27 = ……….. (vi) -15 – 0 = ……….. (vii) 0 – 27 = ……….. (viii) 0 – (-27) = ……….. (ix) (-8) - ……….. = -3 (x) ……….. – (-5) = +13

III. Subtract the following integers:

(i) 8 - 9

(ii) (-5) - 9

(iii) 6 – (-8)

(iv) (-4) – (-6)

(v) (-2) – (-4) – (-6)

(vi) (+18) – (-12) – (+6) – (-9)

IV. Using a number line find the value of the following:

(i) 2 - (-4)

(ii) - 4 - (- 5)

(iii) - 7 - (-3)

(iv) - 8 - (-14)

V. Subtract

(i) -16 from 35

(ii) 40 from -90

(iii) -28 from -66

VI. Subtract

(i) 702 from -300

(ii) -422 from 420

(iii) -28 from -85

(iv) -87 from -256

VII. From the sum of -44 and -38 subtract -82.

VIII. Subtract the sum of -4545 and 1285 from -601.

IX. Subtract the sum of -208 and 189 from the sum of 814 and -146.

X. Add -49 to the difference of -99 and -82.

XI. Find the value of the following.

(i) (-42) - 16 + (-23) - 8

(ii) (-18) + 6 - 34 + 60

(iii) -100 - [(-26) + (-15) + (-6)]

(iv) -70 + (-17) - (-62) + (-19)

XII. Simplify the following.

(i) (-86) + 256 + (-39) + 78 + (-16)

(ii) -24 + (-4) + 86 + (-35) + (-245) + 187

XIII. The difference between an integer 'n' and (-21) is -32. Find the value of n.

XIV. Fill in the blanks:

(i) To subtract (- 8) from 16, we add ……………… to 16.

(ii) To subtract 8 from - 16, we add ……………… to - 16.

(iii) The opposite (negative) of a negative integer is a ……………… integer.

(iv) If a and b are two integers then a + b is also ……………… .

Answers for the worksheet on subtracting integers are given below to check the exact answers of the above questions on subtraction.

 I. (i) +3 (ii) -36 (iii) +116 (iv) +35 (v) +8 (vi) -22 (vii) +22 (viii) +22 (ix) -53 (x) +80 (xi) +39 (xii) -41 (xiii) +550 (xiv) -126 (xv) -247 (xvi) +110
 II. (i) -24 (ii) -13 (iii) -12 (iv) -42 (v) -12 (vi) -15 (vii) -27 (viii) +27 (ix) -5 (x) +8

III. (i) -1

(ii) -14

(iii) 14

(iv) 2

(v) 8

(vi) +33

IV.

V. (i) 51

(ii) -130

(iii) -38

VI. (i) -1002

(ii) 842

(iii) -57

(iv) -169

VII. 0

VIII. 2659

IX. 687

X. -66

XI. (i) -89

(ii) 14

(iii) -53

(iv) -44

XII. (i) 193

(ii) -35

XIII. -53

XIV. (i) +8

(ii) -8

(iii) positive

(iv) Integer

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