- Trending Categories
- Data Structure
- Operating System
- MS Excel
- C Programming
- Social Studies
- Fashion Studies
- Legal Studies
- Selected Reading
- UPSC IAS Exams Notes
- Developer's Best Practices
- Questions and Answers
- Effective Resume Writing
- HR Interview Questions
- Computer Glossary
- Who is Who
Why is there no zero positive and negative number?
Q) Why is there no zero positive and negative number?
If x is a positive number, then its negative or opposite number is -x
Sum of a number and its negative number is always zero, 0
x + (-x) = x - x =0
So we see that a positive number and an equally negative number cancel out each other giving a result as Zero.
There is nothing positive or negative about zero.
Zero is just zero. It is NEITHER positive NOR negative.
To the right of zero on number line are positive numbers and on the left of zero, lie the negative numbers on the number line.
- Related Articles
- What is zero if it is not a negative or positive number?
- Program to check if a number is Positive, Negative, Odd, Even, Zero?
- Why negative multiplied by negative is positive?
- How to check if a number is positive, negative or zero using Python?
- C# Program to check if a number is Positive, Negative, Odd, Even, Zero
- C program to Check Whether a Number is Positive or Negative or Zero?
- Check if a number is positive, negative or zero using bit operators in C++
- Why is there no goto in Python?
- Find Count of Positive, Negative and Zero Elements in an Array in Java
- Why is there no main() function in Python?
- Counting number of positive and negative votes in MySQL?
- Explain why there is no waste in a forest.
- How Addition Of Positive Number Is Similar To Subtraction Of Negative Number