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# What are the opposites of the integers 3 units away from -8?

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The opposites are 5 and 11.

The numbers three units from -8 are -5 (to the right) and -11 (to the left).   Earn +20 pts
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### What are the opposites of the integers 3 units away from 8?

They are -11 and -5.

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Whole numbers are called integers. There are positive integers, for example, 3, and its opposite, a negative integer, -3.

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Counting numbers are 1,2,3.... If you include 0 and the opposites .... -3,-2,-1, 0,1,2,3 .... this creates the integers. Integers do not include decimals or fractions.

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Integers are all the whole numbers and their opposites. These are called the positive integers, negative integers and zero. Examples: -6, -5, -4, -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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Integers are a set of numbers including natural numbers (1, 2, 3...) their opposites (-1, -2, -3...) and 0.

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In algebra, opposites are two numbers on opposite sides of zero. so 3 and -3 are opposite numbers because they are both 3 spaces away from 0.

### The set of counting numbers the opposites of the counting numbers and zero describes the set of?

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### The set of whole numbers and there opposites?

The question cannot be answered sensibly for two main reasons.First, the question mentions "there opposites" but does not specify WHERE the "there" refers to. Second, opposites are defined in the context of some operation. The opposite of 3 with respect to addition is -3 while the opposite with respect to multiplication is 1/3. There are other operations which will give yet more "opposites". There is no way of determining which one you mean.