additive inverse


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additive inverse

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Noun1.additive inverse - (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero; the additive inverse of -5 is +5
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
inverse, opposite - something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
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Recently, Chalapathi and Kiran studied the enumeration of Neutrosophic self additive inverse elements of Neutrosophic rings and fields in [5].
In other words, semirings are unital rings without the requirement that each element has additive inverse. If (S, [cross product], 1) is a commutative monoid then S is called a commutative semiring.
The presence of an additive inverse allows to cleanly define differences between queries.