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Q: How do people use negative numbers in life?

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Some people work as a teacher or a mathmetition, they use negative numbers in their everyday lives. Some people use negative numbers when they are overdue.

When people are in debt! You can owe people so much money that you actually have a negative amount of money.

Natural numbers are all the counting numbers excluding zero and all negative numbers. People use these in everyday life to count, add, subtract, and even with money purposes

weather and sports

golf score cards

they wanted numbers below zero and called them negative numbers

Negative numbers can be used for weather, when we talk about temperature that is below zero.

Negative numbers are often used when there are opposites; in this case, one of the opposites is assigned positive numbers, the other, negative numbers. For example, you might:* Use positive numbers for positions above sea level, and negative for below sea level. * Use positive numbers for money you have in your bank account; negative numbers for money you owe others. * Use positive numbers for northern latitudes, and negative numbers for southern latitudes. Or vice versa. * There are lots of other situations where opposites are involved, but you probably get the idea.

buying goods at the store

negative numbers> temperature.

Negative numbers are often found in measurements. They are used to represent numbers that have sunk below 0 (ex: temperature, debt) or have become the inverse of a number (velocity, energy, negative exponents). Without machines of sorts negative numbers are very rare in everyday life, but so are very large numbers or very small numbers.

It is possible to live a long and productive life without ever multiplying a negative number outside of a classroom.

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