Practice solving word problems with negative numbers.

Problem

Charlie lives in Buffalo, New York. The table below shows the temperature changes in Buffalo over a three-hour period.
TimeChange in temperature
6, space, a, point, m, point, space, t, o, space, space, 7, space, a, point, m, pointminus, 2, point, 5, degree, C
7, space, a, point, m, point, space, t, o, space, space, 8, space, a, point, m, pointminus, 3, point, 5, degree, C
8, space, a, point, m, point, space, t, o, space, space, 9, space, a, point, m, pointplus, 2, point, 0, degree, C
Charlie noticed the temperature at 6, space, a, point, m, point was minus, 3, point, 5, degree, C .
What is the temperature in Buffalo at 9, space, a, point, m, point?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i
degree, C
Get 3 answers correct in a row