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additive inverse

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  • noun mathematics The inverse with respect to addition; the opposite.

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  • noun (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero; the additive inverse of -5 is +5

Etymologies

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So called because the sum of a number and its additive inverse is the additive identity.

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