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### Word problems with integers

1. 1. Word ProblemsWord Problems with Integerswith Integers Ms. BowdenMs. Bowden 77thth Grade MathGrade Math
2. 2. Addition/ SubtractionAddition/ Subtraction Yesterday the temperature was 65Yesterday the temperature was 65 degrees and today it dropped by 8degrees and today it dropped by 8 degrees. What was the temperaturedegrees. What was the temperature today?today? 65 + -865 + -8 57 degrees57 degrees
3. 3. Addition/ SubtractionAddition/ Subtraction An airplane is flying over the pondAn airplane is flying over the pond 1,000 feet in the air. The bottom of1,000 feet in the air. The bottom of the pond is 50 feet below groundthe pond is 50 feet below ground level. What is the difference betweenlevel. What is the difference between the highest and lowest points of thethe highest and lowest points of the airplane and the pond?airplane and the pond? 1,000 – (- 50)1,000 – (- 50) 1,050 feet1,050 feet
4. 4. MultiplicationMultiplication Georgia football is coming up again!!Georgia football is coming up again!! The Bulldogs are playing greatThe Bulldogs are playing great defense. They push the quarterbackdefense. They push the quarterback back 4 yards for the first threeback 4 yards for the first three downs. How far did we push themdowns. How far did we push them back total?back total? -4 · 3-4 · 3 -12 yards-12 yards
5. 5. DivisionDivision Mindy withdrew \$330 dollars from herMindy withdrew \$330 dollars from her bank account in 3 months. Howbank account in 3 months. How much did she withdraw each month?much did she withdraw each month? - \$330 ÷ 3- \$330 ÷ 3 - \$110- \$110
6. 6. Working with WordWorking with Word ProblemsProblems 1.1. The temperature dropped 15 degrees inThe temperature dropped 15 degrees in an hour. If the starting temperature wasan hour. If the starting temperature was 10 degrees, what was the final10 degrees, what was the final temperature?temperature? 10 – 15 = - 5 degrees10 – 15 = - 5 degrees 2.2. An airplane at 10, 000 feet drops 1,500An airplane at 10, 000 feet drops 1,500 feet in altitude. What is the newfeet in altitude. What is the new altitude?altitude? 10,000 – 1,500 = 8,500 feet10,000 – 1,500 = 8,500 feet
7. 7. Working with WordWorking with Word ProblemsProblems 3.3.Ms. Cook swam under water for 8Ms. Cook swam under water for 8 minutes. Altogether it she swam 160minutes. Altogether it she swam 160 feet under water. What was the changefeet under water. What was the change in elevation during each minute?in elevation during each minute? - 160 ÷ 8 = - 20 feet per minute160 ÷ 8 = - 20 feet per minute
8. 8. Working with wordWorking with word problemsproblems 4. Mrs. Wright withdrew \$100 every4. Mrs. Wright withdrew \$100 every month from her savings account. Shemonth from her savings account. She did this for 12 months straight. Howdid this for 12 months straight. How much money did she take out allmuch money did she take out all together?together? - \$100 · 12 = - \$1200 dollars a year- \$100 · 12 = - \$1200 dollars a year
9. 9. Working with WordWorking with Word ProblemsProblems 5.5. The high temperature one day was 5The high temperature one day was 5 degrees. The low temperature was -10degrees. The low temperature was -10 degrees. What was the difference betweendegrees. What was the difference between the high and low temperatures?the high and low temperatures? 5 – ( - 10) = 15 degrees difference5 – ( - 10) = 15 degrees difference 6. The highest point in GA is reaches 250 ft6. The highest point in GA is reaches 250 ft and the lowest point is at 100 feet belowand the lowest point is at 100 feet below sea level. What is the difference betweensea level. What is the difference between the highest and lowest points?the highest and lowest points? 25 – ( - 100) = 125 feet difference25 – ( - 100) = 125 feet difference
10. 10. Working with WordWorking with Word ProblemsProblems 7.7. A golfer shot – 3 on his first round, 2 on hisA golfer shot – 3 on his first round, 2 on his second round and – 5 on his third round.second round and – 5 on his third round. What was his total score after all 3 rounds?What was his total score after all 3 rounds? - 3 + 2 + - 5 = - 6 overall score- 3 + 2 + - 5 = - 6 overall score