Lesson Worksheet: Subtracting Integers Mathematics • 7th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice understanding subtraction, subtracting one- or two-digit integers, and applying this to real-life situations.

Q1:

Fill in the blank: 15=.

Q2:

Find the equation that answers this problem:

Today, Hannah is 37 years old and William is 61 years old. How old was William 23 years ago?

  • A3723=14
  • B6123=38
  • C6123=37
  • D61+3723=75
  • E61+23=84

Q3:

Fill in the blank: 19=.

Q4:

Fill in the blank: 94=.

Q5:

A shop had 67 tins of soft drinks. If 55 of them were sold, how many tins are left?

Q6:

One day, the temperature started at 8F, dropped 2F, and then rose 9F by noon to reach the days maximum temperature. The next day, the temperature started at 14F, rose 5F, and then again rose another 4F by noon to reach the days maximum temperature. Find the difference between the highest temperatures on those two days.

Q7:

Anthony’s golf score was 4 strokes less than Michael’s golf score, which was 4 strokes more than Jacob’s. If Jacob’s score relative to par was +9, what was Anthony’s golf score?

Q8:

Complete the following to describe the relation between addition and subtraction: 3(5)=3+.

Q9:

The freezing point of bromine is 7C, while the freezing point of methane is 182C. How much warmer is bromine’s freezing point than methane’s?

Q10:

(12)7=.

  • A4
  • B4
  • C10
  • D6
  • E10

Q11:

During a yard sale, Noah had two pairs of shoes that he expected to sell for the same price. One pair of shoes sold for $5 more than expected and the other sold for $2 less than expected. What was the difference between the selling prices?

Q12:

What is [36(20)](4+3)?

Q13:

What is 43(7)(20)?

Q14:

The Mayan civilization is believed to have begun in 2600 BCE and collapsed in 900 CE. How long did the Mayan civilization last?

Q15:

What is the difference between the most yards gained and the most yards lost?

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Number of Yards+18+8715310+16+1

Q16:

A shipwreck is 39 feet below sea level. A scuba diver is 16 feet closer to the surface. Express the position of the scuba diver in relation to the surface as an integer.

Q17:

The First Messenian War was one between Messenia and Sparta in Ancient Greece. It began in 743 BCE and ended in 724 BCE. How long did the First Messenian War last?

Q18:

Calculate the following: 20(4).

Q19:

Fill in the blank: 16=.

Q20:

Fill in the blank: 25=.

Q21:

Fill in the blank: 59=.

Q22:

Fill in the blank: 37=.

Q23:

Complete 132=110 using the number line.

Q24:

Benjamin jumped from a ramp 5 meters high into the water and ended up 10 meters below the surface.

Write an addition expression that describes the distance he traveled.

  • A5+(10)
  • B(10)+(5)
  • C5+10

Write a subtraction expression that describes the distance he traveled.

  • A5(10)
  • B(10)5
  • C510

Q25:

Look at the example:

Use a number line to find these differences.

Fill in the blank: 4713=.

Fill in the blank: 6723=.

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