- Plotting and Comparing Signed Numbers
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# Comparing signed numbers relating to a real-world situation Online Quiz

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**Q 1 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

A withdrawal of thirteen hundred dollars from the account; A deposit of fifteen hundred dollars in an account

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘A withdrawal of thirteen hundred dollars from the account’ and ‘A deposit of fifteen hundred dollars in an account’ are represented by signed integers −1300 and +1500

**Step 2:**

Comparing

−1300 < +1500

**Q 2 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

Fifty-two feet below sea level; Forty-five feet above sea level.

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘Fifty-two feet below sea level’ and ‘Forty-five feet above sea level’ are represented by signed integers −52 and +45

**Step 2:**

Comparing

−52 < +45

**Q 3 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

A pay cut of $3,060; A raise of $11,750.

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘A pay cut of $3,060’ and ‘A raise of $11,750’ are represented by signed integers −3060 and +11750

**Step 2:**

Comparing

−3060 < +11750

**Q 4 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

A temperature of thirty-nine degrees above zero; A temperature of twenty-five degrees below zero.

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘A temperature of thirty-nine degrees above zero’ and ‘A temperature of twenty-five degrees below zero.’ are represented by signed integers +39 and −25

**Step 2:**

Comparing

+39 > −25

**Q 5 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

Thirty-eight feet below sea level; Ninety-six feet above sea level.

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘Thirty-eight feet below sea level’ and ‘Ninety-six feet above sea level’ are represented by signed integers −38 and +96

**Step 2:**

Comparing

−38 < −96

**Q 6 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

Sixty-five feet below sea level; Seventy-one feet above sea level.

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘Sixty-five feet below sea level’ and ‘Seventy-one feet above sea level’ are represented by signed integers −65 and +71

**Step 2:**

Comparing

−65 < +71

**Q 7 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

A gain of fifteen pounds; A loss of twenty-seven pounds

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘A gain of fifteen pounds’ and ‘A loss of twenty-seven pounds’ are represented by signed integers +15 and −27

**Step 2:**

Comparing

15 > −27

**Q 8 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations**

The stock market went up 2,500 points today. The stock market went down 1,150 points yesterday.

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘The stock market went up 2,500 points today’ and ‘The stock market went down 1,150 points yesterday’ are represented by signed integers +2500 and −1150

**Step 2:**

Comparing

2500 > −1150

**Q 9 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

Fifty-nine feet below sea level; Twenty-four feet above sea level.

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘Fifty-nine feet below sea level’ and ‘Twenty-four feet above sea level’ are represented by signed integers −59 and +24

**Step 2:**

Comparing

−59 < +24

**Q 10 - Compare the signed numbers relating to following real-world situations.**

A deposit of four thousand dollars in an account; A withdrawal of eight hundred dollars from the account.

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The statements ‘A deposit of four thousand dollars in an account’ and ‘A withdrawal of eight hundred dollars from the account’ are represented by signed integers +4000 and −800

**Step 2:**

Comparing

+4000 > −800