Definition of

# Opposite Numbers

Numbers that are in opposite positions on the number line.

Such as −6 and +6

Or −150 and +150

When we add opposite numbers we get 0

Example: adding +6 and −6 gives 0

Such as −6 and +6

Or −150 and +150

When we add opposite numbers we get 0

Example: adding +6 and −6 gives 0

See: Absolute Value

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