What is additive inverse - Definition and Meaning

Additive Inverse :

The additive inverse of a number ‘a’ can be said as the number which, when added to ‘a’, gives zero as the answer.


Formula :


Additive Inverse formula

Example :

4 + (– 4) = -4 + 4 = 0. Here, the additive inverse of 4 is -4 and the additive inverse of -4 is 4.
Additive Identity Adjacent Angle

Learn what is additive inverse. Also find the definition and meaning for various math words from this math dictionary.

english Calculators and Converters

Ask a Question