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# Is zero a positive or negative number?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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14y ago

Neither. It represents "nothing" Zero is neither a positive or negative number. It is just plain zero. So you don't have to stress on remembering if it's a plus or minus! :0) neither 0 is neither negative nor positive.

Zero is neither positive nor negative.

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14y ago

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### What is a positive or negative number?

A positive numbe is a number above zero and a negative number is a number below zero.

### Is a negative and a positive a positive?

In math, a positive is a number greater then zero, and a negative number is less than zero.

### What is a positive and What is a negative?

In math, a positive is a number greater then zero, and a negative number is less than zero.

### Is zero a negative number?

No. A negative number is a number below zero, not zero itself.The number zero is neither negative nor positive.

### What does negative and positive mean?

A positive number is greater than zero; a negative number is less than zero.

### Is zero a member of the set of positive integers?

No. Zero is neither positive nor negative, by definition. A positive number is greater than zero. A negative number is less than zero. Although, zero is a non-negative number (a set that includes all positive numbers and zero).

### When a number is positive?

A positive number is any number above zero. A negative number is any number below zero. Zero is not a positive or a negative number. A number's opposite is just the negative. For example: 8's opposite is -8 (negative 8). Hope this helped!

### Can there be such number as negative zero?

No. Zero is neither negative nor positive.

### What is the difference between a negative number and a positive number?

Negative numbers are below zero whereas positive are above zero.

### Is zero a positive or negative?

0 is a neutral number. zero is nor positive or negative because NEGITIVE being a number smaller than zero POSITIVE being a number bigger than zero so since zero isn't being smaller or bigger zero isn't positive or negative

### When a positive number is subtracted from zero what is the correct answer?

When a positive number is subtracted from zero the result is a negative number.

### Is the sum of a positive and negative number always positive?

No. Such a sum can be positive, negative or zero.