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Additive Inverses is the proper term but the term zero pairs is also used.

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Q: What are to opposite integers called?
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What are whole numbers and their opposites called?

Whole numbers are called integers. There are positive integers, for example, 3, and its opposite, a negative integer, -3.

What are the only integers that does not have an opposite?

There are no such integers.

What are opposite integers?

Integers are the "counting numbers" and their negative counterparts, and zero. Opposite integers are the pairs of integers that have the same absolute value, or, in other words, are the same distance from zero. 10 and -10 are opposite integers. 43 and -43 are opposite integers. It's just that simple.

What does opposite mean when talking about integers?

Positive and negative integers are opposite each other.

What is the defition of opposite integers?

The (not th) definition (not defition) of opposite integers are integers that are equal in their [absolute] value but have different signs. So, for example, the opposite of +4 is -4, and the opposite of -5 is +5.

What does opposite integer mean?

Opposite integers have the same magnitudes, but different signs. Examples of an opposite integers: 10 and -10, -298 and 298.

How do opposite integers differ from each other?

They have opposite signs.

Are two integers that are opposite also called additive inverses.?

Yes. Those would be numbers such as 5 and -5, which only have opposite signs - they are called additive inverses (of one another).

Why you add an integer's opposite when you are subtracting integers?

Because that is how the opposite of a number is defined.

What is the sum of two opposite integers?

will always be zero

Are plus 1 and -1 opposite integers?


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