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Addition or Subtraction Sign? Worksheet Lesson 1 
Problem 8___7 = 15 
Solution: It is required to Write a Plus (+) or a minus () sign in the circle to make the number sentence true. 
Step 1  8___7 = 15 
A. Look at the numbers before the equals sign. 
8 + 7 = 15 
B. If they are less than the number after it, use a plus sign. 

Step 2  12___8 = 4 
A. Look at the numbers before the equals sign. 
12 – 8 = 4 
B. If one is greater than the number after it, use a minus sign. 
Practice Problems:  
A. 9___5 = 14  B. 6___2 = 4 
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