# 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*))