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Properties of Addition Exercises

Example 1

What is the additive inverse of 4?

Example 2

What is the additive inverse of -5.7?

Example 3

What is the additive inverse of 0?

Example 4

Suppose n is negative. Is the following quantity positive or negative?

-n

Example 5

Suppose  p is positive. Is the following quantity positive or negative?

-p

Example 6

Suppose n is negative. Is the following quantity positive or negative?

-(-n)

Example 7

Suppose p is positive. Is the following quantity positive or negative?

-(-(-p))