# Temperatures

## Test your understanding of negative numbers with this self marking quiz about temperatures.

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This is level 3: questions about average (mean) temperatures. You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 7 answers correct and you do this activity online.

 1 Find the average (mean) of these 2 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 2 Find the average (mean) of these 2 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 3 Find the average (mean) of these 3 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 4 Find the average (mean) of these 3 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 5 Find the average (mean) of these 4 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 6 Find the average (mean) of these 4 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 7 Find the average (mean) of these 5 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 8 Find the average (mean) of these 6 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 9 Find the average (mean) of these 7 temperatures. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗ 10 The temperature on Monday was -4°C. On Tuesday was 14°C. On Wednesday it was 1°C. On Thursday it was 8°C.What was the temperature on Friday if the average temperature for the five days was 5°C. ☐ ° ☐ ✓ ✗
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## Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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## Description of Levels

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Level 1 - Questions based on the picture of a thermometer

Level 2 - Questions relating to real life situations

Level 3 - Questions about average (mean) temperatures

Scales - Practise reading many different types of scales.

°C⇔°F - Learn how to convert temperatures from one scale to another.

More Negative Numbers including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and self-marking exercises.

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## Help Video

This video is about the Negative Numbers exercise.

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