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# What are positive and negative numbers?

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2017-01-08 04:05:47

Imagine the number line as shown below. Any number or a result of a computation whose value falls to the left of zero is a negative number and any number to the right is a positive number

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-5-4-3 -2-1 0+1 +2 +3 +4+5

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2013-03-21 21:42:57
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## A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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2017-01-08 04:05:47

A negative number is below zero, for example this is what the numbers would look like. -10, -9, -8, -7, -6, -5, -4, -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 And positive number is anything above zero.

positive and negative whole numbers are called integers in mathematical language.they range from positive to negative infinity.for example -1, 1, -2, 2 -9,etc

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2009-10-20 22:44:59

positive numbers are greater than zero, and negative numbers are less than zero

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