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# Where can positive and negative numbers be found in the real world?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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The temperature of a room or country.

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Q: Where can positive and negative numbers be found in the real world?
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### What are some examples of negative numbers in daily life?

There are lots of situations in the real world in which there are opposites, which can conveniently be expressed with positive/negative numbers. Here are some examples:Having money (positive), having a debt (negative)Getting a profit (positive) or a loss (negative) with a business ventureAn altitude above (positive) or below (negative) sea levelGaining points or losing points in a gameMoving in one direction or in the opposite direction. In this case, it is quite arbitrary which direction is chosen as positive.

### What are some negative numbers you use in the real world?

1) Temperature below zero degrees is denoted by a negative number. 2) In business, profit is shown as positive and loss as negative

### What are the ways computer impacted the world in both the positive and negative aspect?

What are the ways computer impacted the world in both the positive and negative aspect?

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### How common is blood type a negative?

No, only 7% of the world has O negative blood type.We couldn't say our blood type a negative without testing.It has been found that the most common blood types are the Rhesus factor positive or all the positive blood types like A+, B+, AB+ and O+. When compared with their respective negative counterparts, the percentage of the positive blood types is more than that of the negative ones. That is, nearly 85% of the world population have Rhesus positive blood type, while only a mere 15% have Rhesus negative blood type.

### How common is a negative blood?

No, only 7% of the world has O negative blood type.We couldn't say our blood type a negative without testing.It has been found that the most common blood types are the Rhesus factor positive or all the positive blood types like A+, B+, AB+ and O+. When compared with their respective negative counterparts, the percentage of the positive blood types is more than that of the negative ones. That is, nearly 85% of the world population have Rhesus positive blood type, while only a mere 15% have Rhesus negative blood type.

### How positive and negative numbers are used in real world situation?

Well if you over draw your bank account then you account balance becomes negative numbers, meaning you owe the bank. Anytime you are in debt period, in spades you can get set so many hands that your score is lower than zero and goes into the negative.

### The smallest number in the world?

There is no such number. There are two possible interpretations of the question: the smallest number being the most negative or the one with the smallest absolute value. In the first case, negative numbers, like positive numbers go on forever. One less than the previous smallest will always be smaller. In the second case, numbers are infinitely dense. So for positive fractions, half of the previous smallest will be smaller still.

### Example of how negative nuberss are used in the real world?

For example, an altitude above sea-level can be expressed as a positive number; below sea-level is negative.Or: If you have money, you have a positive amount of money; if you owe money, that goes against you, you have "less than nothing", so it can be expressed as a negative amount.In technology and science - would you classify that as "real-world"? - negative numbers are used all the time. For example, if you decide that moving in a certain direction (e.g., "up") is positive, a movement in the opposite direction is negative.

Jeopardy.

### How are negative integers used in the real world?

Whenever you have two opposites, you can use positive number for one, and negative numbers for the other. For example: * Having money might be positive, owing money might be negative (owing money is worse than just having nothing). * Getting money might be a positive change; spending money (or otherwise losing it), a negative change. * Places above sea level might be assigned a positive altitude; places below sea level, a negative altitude. * If latitudes north of the equator are defined as positive, then latitudes south of the equator would be negative. Or the other way round.

### Was Francisco Pizarro's positive effect or negative effect on the world?

Negative because he killed millions of people.