What are negative numbers?

Negative numbers

Numbers don't just stop at zero. When you count backwards from zero, you go into negative numbers.

Positive numbers are more than zero: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc.

Negative numbers are less than zero: -1, -2, -3, -4, -5, etc.

A number line can be used to order negative and positive numbers.

Zero, 0, is neither positive nor negative.

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