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ADDITIVE INVERSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does additive inverse mean? 

ADDITIVE INVERSE (noun)
  The noun ADDITIVE INVERSE has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: ADDITIVE INVERSE used as a noun is very rare.


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ADDITIVE INVERSE (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Hypernyms ("additive inverse" is a kind of...):

inverse; opposite (something inverted in sequence or character or effect)

Domain category:

math; mathematics; maths (a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement)


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