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The additive inverse of a number is what you add to a number to create the sum of zero,is the same number with the opposite sign. For example: 24+(-24)=0 -12+(12)=0 18+(-18)=0 -240+(240)=0 1+(-1)=0 Referring to the previous examples, it can be noted that in each operation the sum of the two numbers is always 0.
The multiplicative inverse property occurs when the product between a number and its

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