- Plotting and Comparing Signed Numbers
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# Writing a signed number for a real-world situation Online Quiz

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**Q 1 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

16 degrees below zero temperature.

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Below zero temperatures are represented by negative signed integers.

**Step 2:**

16 degrees below zero temperature is represented by the signed integer −16.

**Q 2 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

The opposite of -299.

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The opposite of negative signed integer is represented by a positive signed integer.

**Step 2:**

The opposite of -299 is represented by the signed integer +299 or just 299.

**Q 3 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

A gain of eleven pounds in weight.

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

A gain is represented by a positive signed integer.

**Step 2:**

A gain of eleven pounds in weight is represented by the signed integer +11

**Q 4 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

The stock market went down 850 points today.

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Stock market going down is represented by negative signed integer.

**Step 2:**

The given statement 'The stock market went down 850 points today' is represented by the signed integer −850

**Q 5 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

A pay cut of $490.

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

A pay cut is represented by a negative signed integer.

**Step 2:**

A pay cut of $490 is represented by the signed integer −490

**Q 6 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

425 feet above sea level.

### Answer : D

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Position above sea level is represented by a positive signed integer.

**Step 2:**

425 feet above sea level is represented by the signed integer + 425

**Q 7 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

The opposite of 539.

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

The opposite of positive signed integer is represented by a negative signed integer.

**Step 2:**

The opposite of 539 is represented by the signed integer −539

**Q 8 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

84 feet below sea level.

### Answer : C

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Position below sea level is represented by a negative signed integer.

**Step 2:**

84 feet below sea level is represented by the signed integer −84

**Q 9 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

A deposit of $2,860 in bank account

### Answer : B

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

A deposit in a bank is represented by a positive signed integer.

**Step 2:**

A deposit of $2,860 in bank account is represented by the signed integer +2860

**Q 10 - Write a signed integer for following real-world situation.**

Stock market went up 3,690 points

### Answer : A

### Explanation

**Step 1:**

Stock market going up is represented by positive signed integer.

**Step 2:**

The statement "Stock market went up 3,690 points" is represented by the signed integer +3690