This worksheet is a practice resource for students to learn and apply arithmetic with negative numbers. It contains a set of problems that involve adding, subtracting, and multiplying negative and positive numbers. A number line from -10 to 10 is provided at the top of the worksheet as a visual aid for students to use if necessary. Each problem is structured to require the student to apply the correct arithmetic rules for working with negative numbers and record the answer in the space provided.
The worksheet is designed to teach students how to handle calculations involving negative numbers-a key skill in mathematics. It helps students understand the rules of negative and positive number operations, such as the fact that multiplying two negative numbers results in a positive number. The number line at the top acts as a tool to visually reinforce these concepts, aiding in the comprehension of the directional nature of adding and subtracting on the number scale. Through completing these problems, students aim to develop a more intuitive grasp of working with negative values.