Presentation on theme: "Negative Numbers Anton Rabkin. Negative Numbers A negative number is any number that is less than zeroless thanzero Negative numbers are usually written."— Presentation transcript:
Negative Numbers A negative number is any number that is less than zeroless thanzero Negative numbers are usually written with a minus sign in frontminus sign A number that is not negative is called positive Zero is neither positive nor negative
Negative Numbers In mathematics, every real number other than zero is either positive or negativemathematicsreal number Negative numbers can be thought of as resulting from the subtraction of a larger number from a smaller.subtraction For example, negative three is the result of subtracting three from zero: 0 − 3 = −3
Celsius and Centigrade Celsius = Centigrade Temperature scale, in which water freezes at 0° and boils at 100° Celsius degrees Named after the person who invented the scale Centigrade degrees Means "100 divisions"