In mathematics, the additive inverse of a number a is the number that, when added to a, yields zero.
This number is also known as the opposite (number), sign change, and negation. For a real number, it reverses its sign.
Additive-inverse of fraction :
Additive-inverse of positive fraction is the negative fraction with the same number.
Additive-inverse of negative fraction is the positive fraction with the same number.
For example additive-inverse of 5/2 is -5/2
additive-inverse of -3/2 is 3/2
Additive-inverse of zero :
Additive-inverse of zero is zero.
Example 1 :
Find the additive-inverse of -15
Additive-inverse of -15 is +15.
-15 + 15 = 0
This is why we say additive-inverse of -15 is +15
Example 2 :
Find the additive-inverse of -5
Additive-inverse of -5 is +5.
-5 + 5 = 0
This is why we say additive-inverse of -5 is 5
Example 3 :
Find the additive-inverse of -0.3
Additive-inverse of -0.3 is +0.3.
-0.3 + 0.3 = 0
This is why we say additive-inverse of -0.3 is +0.3
Example 4 :
Find the additive-inverse of 1/7
Additive-inverse of 1/7 is -1/7.
1/7 + (-1/7) = 0
This is why we say additive-inverse of 1/7 is -1/7
Example 5 :
Find the additive-inverse of -122
Additive-inverse of -122 is 122.
-122 + 122 = 0
This is why we say additive-inverse of -122 is +122
Example 6 :
Find the additive-inverse of -137
Additive inverse of -137 is 137.
-137 + 137 = 0
This is why we say additive-inverse of -137 is +137
Example 7 :
Find the additive-inverse of -2/3
Additive-inverse of -2/3 is 2/3.
(-2/3) + (2/3) = 0
This is why we say additive-inverse of -2/3 is 2/3
Example 8 :
Find the additive-inverse of 0
Additive-inverse of 0 is 0.
0 + 0 = 0
This is why we say inverse of 0 is 0
Example 9 :
Find the additive-inverse of -1000
Additive-inverse of -1000 is 1000.
-1000 + 1000 = 0
This is why we say inverse of -1000 is 1000
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