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# What is the absolute value of -(- 22?

## What is the absolute value of -(- 22?

22
22 is 22 units from zero on the number line. This means that the absolute value of 22 is 22.

What does a negative 10 mean?

Numbers that are less than zero are known as ‘negative’ numbers. These have a minus sign (−) in front of them to indicate that they are less than zero (for example, -10 or ‘minus 10’).

### What happens when negative and negative?

Rule 3: Subtracting a negative number from a negative number – a minus sign followed by a negative sign, turns the two signs into a plus sign. So, instead of subtracting a negative, you are adding a positive. Basically, – (-4) becomes +4, and then you add the numbers. For example, say we have the problem -2 – –4.

Is negative a negative number?

A negative number is a number that its value is less than zero. Negative numbers are symbolized by a minus or a dash (-) sign in front of a number. They are represented on the number line to the left of origin. Negative numbers can be either be whole numbers, fractions or decimals.

## Can 2 integers have the same absolute value?

Answer: Two different integers can have the same absolute value.

Why does a negative and a negative equal a positive?

Explanation: We know that negative times anything means that it will change the sign. Ideally, the second negative should change the sign of our original number (which is also negative). So, our original negative sign is changed into a positive sign when a negative is multiplied to it.

### Why is a negative squared still negative?

“This is because to square a number just means to multiply it by itself. For example, (−2) squared is (−2)(−2)=4. Note that this is positive because when you multiply two negative numbers you get a positive result.” – This, of course, is the exact opposite of what was asked, but it’s the given response.

Why is 0 not positive or negative?

Negative numbers are numbers that are smaller than zero, and positive numbers are numbers that are bigger than zero. Since zero isn’t bigger or smaller than itself (just like you’re not older than yourself, or taller than yourself), zero is neither positive nor negative.