What is an "additive inverse"?


In mathematics, the additive inverse or opposite of a number A is the number that when added to A yields a result of zero. The additive inverse of F is denoted - F.
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The additive inverse for a number is its negative value. The sum of an integer and its additive inverse is zero. For the example (5) the additive inverse would be (5)
The opposite of a number. For example, the additive inverse of 12 is -12.!
additive inverse: (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero
An additive inverse is a number that when added to another equals 0. Source(s) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Additive_inverse.
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additive inverse
the number in the set of real numbers that when added to a given number will yield zero: The additive inverse of 2 is −2.
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