### All Common Core: 7th Grade Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

Solve:

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**Correct answer:**

The problem indicates that the result is units more negative than , which is .

### Example Question #2 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

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**Correct answer:**

When we subtract a negative number, the sign turns positive. It becomes an addition problem. .

### Example Question #3 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

Solve:

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**Correct answer:**

Remember that subtracting a negative number is just like adding the positive of that number, because you move to the right (more positive) on the number line. Therefore

### Example Question #4 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

Subtract:

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**Correct answer:**

Distribute the negative sign through the parentheses. Double negatives equal a positive.

The answer is .

### Example Question #4 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

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**Correct answer:**

When minus signs meet, the sign becomes positive. This becomes an addition problem. Answer is .

### Example Question #5 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

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**Correct answer:**

When two minus signs meet, the sign becomes positive. Since is greater than and is negative, our answer is negative. We treat as a subtraction problem. Answer is .

### Example Question #6 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

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**Correct answer:**

Two minus signs become a plus sign. It's now an addition problem.

Add the ones digits together:

Add the tens digits together:

Combine the ones and tens digit to get final answer.

Answer is .

### Example Question #7 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Two minus signs become a plus sign. It's now an addition problem. Since is greater than and is negative, our answer is negative.

We treat as a normal subtraction.

Answer is

### Example Question #8 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

Solve:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Two minus signs becomes a plus sign. Since is greater than and is positive, our answer is positive. We treat as a normal subtraction. Answer is .

### Example Question #9 : Subtract Rational Numbers And Understand The Absolute Value Of Their Difference: Ccss.Math.Content.7.Ns.A.1c

Solve:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Two minus signs become a plus sign. This is just simple addition. Answer is .

### All Common Core: 7th Grade Math Resources

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