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Is the absolute value of a positive integer a negative integer?

Absolute values are never negative. The opposite, or negative, or additive inverse, of a negative number is the number's absolute value; a non-negative number is its own absolute value. The absolute values of 7 and -5, are, respectively, 7 and 5.


When is the sum of a positive integer and a negative integer positive?

When the positive integer is greater than the negative integer.


What is a smaller negative?

When comparing negative numbers or a negative number and a positive number, the word "smaller" is confusing because it is unclear whether you mean that the number is less than another number or that the absolute value of the number is less than the absolute value of another number. You should use the phrase "less than" instead. A number's absolute value is how far it is from zero; for negative numbers think of it as the number without the negative sign. Negative eleven is less than negative three because negative eleven is farther left on the number line, but the absolute value of negative three, which is shown as |-3|, is less than the absolute value of negative eleven because negative three is closer to zero.


When is the absolute value of a number equal to the opposite of that same number?

The absolute value of a negative number is positive.


How do you know the opposites and absolute values of integers?

opposites: if it is a negative, make it a positive. if it is a positive, make it a negative absolute value: take the number without any sign. if it is negative, make it positive. if it is positive, keep it as a positive,

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HOW Can you use absolute to represent a negative number in a real-world situation?

use a absolute value to represent a negative number in the real world


How can you absolute value to represent a negative number in a real-world situation?

If your bank account is overdrawn by 5 units then your statement will show the balance as -5. So the negative number, -5, is represented as a debt of 5 units of currency (an absolute number).


Why does the expression -a does not always represent a negative number?

* If "a" is positive, "-a" is negative.* If "a" is negative, "-a" is positive. * If "a" is zero, "-a" is zero. If you want to force a negative number, you can write -|a|, i.e., the negative of the absolute value.


Can an absolute value equal a negative?

An absolute value can not be negative.


Is it possible to have a negative absolute pressure?

No. "Absolute" means non-negative.


Are there negative absolute numbers?

NO, absolute value is always non-negative.


What is the opposite of the absolute value of negative 30?

The opposite is: negative (the absolute value of negative 30).


What does a negative add a positive equal?

If the absolute value of the negative is bigger than that of the positive, then the answer is negative. If the absolute value of the negative is the same, then zero. If the absolute value of the negative is smaller, then positive. Absolute value is the value ignoring the sign.


HOW TO write integers that can be used to represent the situation like a debit of 60?

If you use positive numbers to represent money which you have or are owed (credit), then use negative numbers to represent debits.Remember, though, that sometimes the choice of which of the two is positive is arbitrary and depends on you. If I owe you money, the situation would be represented by a negative number in my accounts but a positive entry in yours.


Is the absolute value of a positive integer a negative integer?

Absolute values are never negative. The opposite, or negative, or additive inverse, of a negative number is the number's absolute value; a non-negative number is its own absolute value. The absolute values of 7 and -5, are, respectively, 7 and 5.


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