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# Is negative 8 greater than positive 8?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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All positive numbers are greater than all negative numbers.

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No, because a negative is never bigger than a positive number. So -8 is smaller than +8.

### Does a positive plus negative equal a negative?

If the positive number is greater than the negative, it's a positive. Ex: 8 + (-3) = 5 If the negative is greater though, then the answer is a negative. Ex: 3 + (-5) = -2

### Is 0.2repeating greater than the square root of 8?

It is greater than the negative square root of 8, but smaller than the positive square root of 8.

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No. Negative numbers are always smaller than positive numbers.

### Which is greater negative 7 or positive 8?

Try to visualize the numbers on a number line. If one number is more to the right than another one (with the number line in standard position), it is greater. Specifically, any positive number is greater than any negative number.

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### Is negative 8 greater than 0?

0 is in the exact middle of the number line. All positive numbers are to the right of 0 (greater than 0) and all negative numbers are to the left of 0 (less than 0). So no, -8 is not greater than 0.

### Is positive 8 greater than negative 3?

Yes, 8 is larger than -3. The difference between the two numbers is 11.

### Is negative 8 greater than negative 5?

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### Does a positive number plus a negative a positive or a negative?

This depends on what the numbers are. For example,6 + (-4) = 6 - 4 = 2 which is a positive numberOR5 + (-8) = 5 - 8 = -3 which is a negative numberIn general, if you are adding a positive number a to a negative number b,if a is less than b, the result will be negative.if a is greater than b, the result will be positive.