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Verify that – (– X) = X for X = -13by17 - CBSE Class 8 - Mathematics

ConceptProperties of Rational Numbers Negative of a Number

Question

Verify that – (– x) = x for x = -13/17

Solution

x = -13/17

The additive inverse of x = -13/17 is -x = 13/17 as -13/17 + 13/17 = 0

This equality -13/17 + 13/17 = 0 represents that the additive inverse of 13/17 is -13/17 i.e -(-x) = x

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NCERT Solution for Mathematics Textbook for Class 8 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 1: Rational Numbers
Ex. 1.10 | Q: 3.2 | Page no. 14
Solution Verify that – (– X) = X for X = -13by17 Concept: Properties of Rational Numbers - Negative of a Number.
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