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No, not at all!

I'll assume you mean the additive inverse, although the following examples can be adapted to the multiplicative inverse as well.

The additive inverse of 5 is -5, and 5 is indeed greater than -5.

However, the additive inverse of -5 is 5, and -5 is SMALLER than 5.

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