What is 0?Date: 5/21/96 at 12:43:47 From: noel pazour Subject: Integers Is 0 a positive or a negative integer, or neither? Date: 5/30/96 at 14:12:14 From: Doctor Darren Subject: Re: Integers Typically, 0 is considered to be neither positive or negative. When you want to include 0, you typically use the phrase "nonnegative" or "nonpositive" instead. However, it is important to keep in mind that many people do use the word "positive" to include 0, even though it isn't precisely correct. I hope this helps! -Doctor Darren, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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