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Positive and Negative Numbers

Positive numbers are numbers greater than zero.

Example of positive numbers

positive numbers number line


Zero – remember zero is not considered positive or negative.


Negative number are numbers less than zero.

Example of Negative numbers

negative number line

Opposite Numbers: Opposite Numbers are numbers that are
the same distance from zero but in the opposite direction.

opposite numbers number line

The numbers on a number line continues left and right forever.

positive and negative number line