Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.1 Signed Numbers - 9.1 Exercises - Page 629: 38



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The opposite of a number $a$ is the number on the other side of the number line that is equal distance from 0 as $a$ is. We can find the opposite of a number by writing a negative sign in front of the number. $-(1)=-1$ Therefore, the opposite of 1 is -1.
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