NEGATIVE INTEGER
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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