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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A semiring is said to be antinegative or zerosumfree if the only element with an additive inverse is the additive identity 0.
The presence of an additive inverse allows to cleanly define differences between queries.
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