MEAP Preparation - Grade 7 Mathematics 1.146 Integer Story Problems

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

Q 1: 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 0 -2 3

Q 2: 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? 75 -75 165 undefined

Q 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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 -9 +5 -5

Q 6: 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

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