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Q: What is The opposite of a negative number?

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It depends on what you mean by an opposite. Every real number has an additive opposite but 0 does not have a multiplicative opposite.

opposites somehow like a positive number is the opposite of a negative and a negative number is the opposite of a positive

positive number because on a scale of zero, the negatives are going to the left side and the opposite side has the same number but opposite, in this case, negative 4 is the opposite of 4

The question is somewhat ambiguous since you do not define "opposite". If what you are asking is: is the negative of a negative sometimes negative, the answer is: No, never.

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never a negative number * * * * * ... true if, by opposite, you mean the additive inverse. However, the multplicative inverse is also an opposite. And the multiplicative inverse of a negative number is always negative.

It depends on what you mean by an opposite. Every real number has an additive opposite but 0 does not have a multiplicative opposite.

It is the sign that is opposite, not the number But if the number magnitude is the same, it is correct to say that ,for example, negative 6 is the opposite of positive six. But negative 4 is not the opposite of negative 8, for example

opposites somehow like a positive number is the opposite of a negative and a negative number is the opposite of a positive

A negative number?

positive number because on a scale of zero, the negatives are going to the left side and the opposite side has the same number but opposite, in this case, negative 4 is the opposite of 4

It's opposite is a negative. :P

The question is somewhat ambiguous since you do not define "opposite". If what you are asking is: is the negative of a negative sometimes negative, the answer is: No, never.

No.

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Yes, and the opposite holds true as well.