Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Review: 97


Additive inverse property

Work Step by Step

We are given that $(-4)+4=0$. This is an example of the additive inverse property, which holds that $(-a)+a=0$ (where $a=4$ in this example). In other words, this property tells us that the sum of a number and its opposite is equal to 0.
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