## ADDITIVEINVERSE

### Additive inverse

In mathematics, the**additive inverse**of a number is the number that, when added to , yields zero. This operation is also known as the

**opposite**,

**sign change**, and

**negation**. For a real number, it reverses its sign: the opposite to a positive number is negative, and the opposite to a negative number is positive. Zero is the additive inverse of itself.

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### additive inverse

#### Noun

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