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Q: Is the opposite of a negative number sometimes negative?

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never a negative number * * * * * ... true if, by opposite, you mean the additive inverse. However, the multplicative inverse is also an opposite. And the multiplicative inverse of a negative number is always negative.

It is the sign that is opposite, not the number But if the number magnitude is the same, it is correct to say that ,for example, negative 6 is the opposite of positive six. But negative 4 is not the opposite of negative 8, for example

A negative number?

opposites somehow like a positive number is the opposite of a negative and a negative number is the opposite of a positive

positive number because on a scale of zero, the negatives are going to the left side and the opposite side has the same number but opposite, in this case, negative 4 is the opposite of 4

It's opposite is a negative. :P

No.

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Yes, and the opposite holds true as well.

A negative number. (ex. -9)

Are you serious? A positive number.

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