NEGATIVE INTEGER
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Definition of Negative Integer
A number which is less than zero but not a fraction or a decimal is called a Negative Integer.
More About Negative Integer
 The negative integers are commonly denoted as Z.
 It is represented by putting '' sign before the number.
 For each positive integer, there is a negative integer, and these integers are called opposites
 It is shown to the left of zero on a number line.
Video Examples: Positive and Negative Integer Exponents
Examples of Negative Integer
 In the number line shown above, the negative integers are  1,  2,  3,  4,  5,  6,  7,  8, and so on
 Suppose a man gained $700 in one transaction and lost $1050 in another transaction. Then, overall he made $ 350 where '+' sign indicates profit and '' sign indicates loss.
 The value of the temperature 8 degrees below zero is  8 degrees
Solved Example on Negative Integer
Ques: Identify the number line that has an arrow indicating the location of negative integer  3.
Choices:
A. Number line 4B. Number line 3
C. Number line 2
D. Number line 1
Correct Answer: A
Solution:

Step 1: The integer  3 is located 3 units to the left of zero.
Step 2: Move 3 units to the left of zero to indicate  3 by an arrow as shown in number line 4.
Step 3: Number line 4 is the number line that has an arrow indicating the location of  3.
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