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# I'm seeing a negative sign in front of a number under the AUM column. What does this mean?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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It means that something that you consider to be an asset, with some positive value, is regarded as a liability by the market.

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Q: I'm seeing a negative sign in front of a number under the AUM column. What does this mean?
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### When you have a negative and positive in math does it become a negative?

It depends on what you do with the negative and positive. If you multiply or divide a positive number and a negative number, then the answer is negative. If you add or subtract a positive number and a negative number, the answer could be negative or positive depending on the numbers involved. If you put a negative sign in front of a positive number, the result is a negative number. If you put a positive sign in front of a negative number (like +(-7)), the result is still negative.

### Is 5 a negative number?

Five is not a negative number. It is odd, but if you put a - in front of it, it IS negative.(Negative numbers are always preceded by a negative sign, like -5.)

### Where is negative 2.1 on a number line in front of or behind negative 3?

to the right of it

### What is a negative irrational number?

A negative irrational number can be thought of as an irrational number multiplied by -1, or an irrational number with a minus sign in front of it.

### If you have a fraction with a negative sign in front of the fraction how do you make it a decimal?

Exact same if there was no negative sign, the number is the number.

### How can you tell which is positive and which is negative by numbers?

the number that has the minus sign in front of it is negative and the normal number is positive example: negative: -9 positive: 9

### What does - in front of a number mean?

It is negative, such as -2, which is negative two, or subtract, such as 7-4=3.

### How can you find the fractional form of a negative number?

The fractional form of a negative number is just like that of a positive number, except a negative sign is added in front of it. For example, -0.33333333333333... = -1/3.

### Adding a negative number to a positive number?

The way you add a negative number to a positive number is very simple to learn. First you need to check which number is bigger, the negative or the positive. Then you subtract the smaller number from the bigger number. Whichever number is bigger is the sign you keep. If the bigger number was positive your going to put a + in front of the answer. If its negative your going to put a minus sign in front .Here's an example: -5 + +9 = +4

### 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.

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### Does a negative number minus a positive number equal a positive or a negative number?

It always is a negative number. The result will be the sum of the two digits with a minus sign in front of it, eg, (-4) - (+7) = -4 - 7 = -11.