Definition of

# Inverse Property Of Addition

The sum of a number and its negative (the "additive inverse") is always zero.

Example:

5 + (−5) = 0

Also −5 + (+5) = 0

**a + (−a) = 0**Example:

5 + (−5) = 0

Also −5 + (+5) = 0

See: Additive Inverse

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