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Opposite number Facts for Kids. *Kiddle Encyclopedia.*

**Opposite number** or **additive inverse** of any number (n) is a number which, if added to *n*, results in 0, the identity element of addition. The opposite number for *n* is written as *−n*. For example, −7 is opposite to 7, because with . You can say that the opposite number of a number, is the negative version of the positive number. This is what the opposite of 7 is or the opposite of -7.

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