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Which of the following statements is not true? (a) When two positive integers are added, we always get a positive integer. (b) When two negative integers are added we always get a negative integer. (c) When a positive integer and a negative integer is added we always get a negative integer. (d) Additive inverse of an integer 2 is (– 2) and additive inverse of (– 2) is 2.

Which of the following statements is not true?
(a) When two positive integers are added, we always get a positive integer. (b) When two negative integers are added we always get a negative integer. (c) When a positive integer and a negative integer is added we always get a negative integer. (d) Additive inverse of an integer 2 is (– 2) and additive inverse of (– 2) is 2. 

Grade:12

1 Answers

Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
8 months ago
Dear Student

Option (a) is correct here
The above statement is false as when a positive and a negative integer is added we may get a positive number or even zero.


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