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#### Opposites

__Definition of Opposites__

__Examples of Opposites__

- 1 and 1, - 5 and 5 , - 0.3 and 0.3

__Solved Example on Opposites__

Find the opposite number of and graph the numbers on the number line.

Choices:

A.

B.

C.

D.

**Correct Answer: A**

**Step 1:** The opposite number of is . [Since and are the same distance from zero.]

**Step 2:** The numbers on the number line is:

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