Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - Review Exercises - Page 698: 24



Work Step by Step

The additive inverse (opposite) of a number $a$ is the number on the opposite side of the number line that is the same distance away from 0 as $a$. In general, we can write a negative sign in front of a number to find its opposite. $-(-14)=+14=14$
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