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Negative and Positive Number Line – Free Printable Blank Worksheets

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Looking for a printable negative and positive number line? Super! Here you can find multiple cute & free number line printables and blank worksheets in black & white – both landscape and portrait format. All PDFs are free and instantly downloadable. 

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Negative and positive number line worksheets found in this post

Number lines are a great way to understand numbers, learn how to count, and a fun way to practice basic addition and subtraction.

I’ve created multiple cute and simple number line printables you can print out for your children or students.

HOW TO PRINT: These printables are easy to print out and use – just follow these steps to get your worksheets printed:

  1. Scroll down until you find the design you’d like to print out
  2. Click on the instant download link under the image of the PDF
  3. An ad might pop up, so close the ad, and the PDF will appear
  4. Save the PDF to your computer and print them out.

Psst! The image has my logo on a banner, but no worries, the PDFs come without it.

Size: US Letter – but some can be easily resized and printed as A4.

Tip for printing: I always recommend saving the file to the computer first so that it will print out using the correct printer settings you have set up.

Here are the negative and positive number line printables. There are 18 options to choose from. All minimal and black & white to save some ink costs.

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Positive and negative number line – portrait

Here you can find positive and negative number line printables in portrait form. The first one shows the decimals from -1 to 1, and the rest have whole numbers from -5 to 5 up to -1000 to 1000.

After the first printable the number lines show negative and positive integers. Any positive integer on the right side of the zero is on the positive number line, and any negative integers are on the negative number line.

Negative decimal number line from -1 to 1 – portrait

Negative decimal number line - from -1 to 1
Negative decimal number line from -1 to 1 – portrait

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Number line with negatives to 5 – portrait

Number line with negatives (from -5 to 5)
Number line with negatives to 5 – portrait

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Integer number line printable (to 10) – portrait

Integer number line printable from -10 to 10
Integer number line printable (to 10) – portrait

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Positive and negative number line to 20 – portrait

Number line negative and positive to 20
Positive and negative number line to 20 – portrait

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Number line negative and positive numbers to 50 – portrait

Number line negative and positive to 50
Number line negative and positive numbers to 50 – portrait

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Negative and positive number lines up to 100 PDF – portrait

Negative and positive number line up to 100
Negative and positive number lines up to 100 PDF – portrait

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Number line positive and negative from -500 to 500 – portrait

Number line negative and positive to 500
Number line positive and negative from -500 to 500 – portrait

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Number line negative and positive from 1000 to 1000 – portrait

Number line negative and positive to 1000
Number line negative and positive from 1000 to 1000 – portrait

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Please note: I’ve added negative signs in front of the numbers showing negative numbers. The numbers with no sign indicate positive numbers (even though there’s no positive sign in front of them.)

Negative and positive number line printables – landscape

Here you can find positive and negative number line printables in landscape form.

Number line with negatives to 5 – landscape

Number line negative and positive numbers from -5 to 5 landscape PDF
Number line with negatives from -5 to 5 – landscape

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Integer number line printable (to 10) – landscape

Positive and negative number line up to 10 landscape PDF
Free printable number line (to 10) – landscape

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Number line negative and positive numbers to 50 – landscape

Negative and positive number line up to 50 landscape PDF
Number line negative and positive numbers to 50 – landscape

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Negative and positive number lines up to 100 PDF – landscape

Negative and positive number line up to 100 landscape PDF
Negative and positive number lines up to 100 PDF – landscape

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Number line positive and negative from -500 to 500 – landscape

Negative and positive number line up to 500 landscape PDF
Number line positive and negative from -500 to 500 – landscape

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Number line negative and positive from 1000 to 1000 – landscape

Negative and positive number line up to 1000 landscape PDF
Number line negative and positive from 1000 to 1000 – landscape

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Only negative numbers have the negative sign in front of them. Positive numbers don’t have a positive sign to indicate they’re positive numbers. If needed, you can add the positive sign in front of the positive numbers.

Blank negative and positive numbers

Here you can find blank number lines. These are great resources for practicing skip-counting or doing basic addition or subtraction.

Blank negative and positive number lines landscape PDF

Blank negative and positive number lines landscape PDF
Blank negative and positive number lines landscape PDF

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Blank positive and negative numbers worksheet PDF

Blank positive and negative numbers worksheet PDF
Blank positive and negative numbers worksheet PDF

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Blank printable number line negative and positive worksheet

Blank printable number line negative and positive worksheet
Blank printable number line negative and positive worksheet

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Empty negative and positive number lines landscape PDF

Empty negative and positive number lines landscape PDF
Empty negative and positive number lines landscape PDF

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Adding positive and negative numbers worksheet PDF

Adding positive and negative numbers worksheet
Adding positive and negative numbers worksheet

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Blank number line – math worksheet printables

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Odd and even number – free printables

You can find free printable odd and even number sheets from this post. The colors help students identify numbers.

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Number lines with negative numbers

You can find printable number lines with negative numbers and positive numbers from this post.

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Number lines with fractions

You can find printable number lines with fractions from this post. Psst! You can also find the blank version for practicing.

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Double number lines (blank)

You can find printable blank double number lines from this post. Double number lines are an excellent tool, for example, when given a price for a quantity of an item. And then, the student needs to know the price for more items.

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What is a negative and positive number line?

A number line is a visual aid and a simple and effective way to help children understand numbers and basic concepts of mathematics.

The positive and negative number line is a variation of the number line. The number line is a straight line with evenly spaced numbers.

The positive and negative number line has two lines, one for positive numbers and one for negative numbers. The zero or origin is in the center, and on the right side of the zero is the positive side and on the left side of the zero is the negative number line.

How do you use a negative and positive number line?

The negative and positive number lines can help children understand and visualize negative and positive numbers. The number line can also be helpful for addition and subtraction.

Examples:

Example 1: Adding positive numbers to negative numbers

-5 + 3

Go to the place on the number line where it says -5. Then move 3 steps towards the positive number line. The answer then is -2.

Negative and positive number line example: how much is -5 + 3 on a number line

Example 2: Subtract the negative number from a positive whole number

+3 – 5

Go to the spot on the number line where it says 3. Then move towards the negative side of the number line 5 “steps” (-5). The answer you land on is -2.

Positive and negative number line example: how much is +3-5 on a number line

Note that on the positive number line, 4 is more “positive” than 3, so 4 is a larger number.

But on the negative number line, -4 is “more negative” than -3, so -4 is smaller than -3.

Example 3: Subtract from a negative number

If you need to subtract from a negative, please note that the two negatives become positive, and the subtraction sign will cancel the negative sign.

-3 – -5 = -3 + 5

Example 4: Adding two negative numbers

-3 + -4

You’ll move further to the left on the number line when adding two negative numbers.

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