Compare negative numbers

Compare negative numbers

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Compare negative numbers

A negative number is a number that is less than zero. It is an opposite of positive numbers (two integers that are the same distance from 0 in opposite directions are called opposites).

Positive numbers are always greater than 0 and 0 is always greater than all the negative numbers.

With negative numbers, we have to remember that as the digit gets bigger, the number gets smaller (moved further from 0).


It's the same for decimals and fractions:



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