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Negative or minus numbers are whole numbers below zero. You may wonder where on earth a negative number would be used. An example of how negative numbers are used would be measuring temperatures. If its colder than the freezing point of water (0oC) we say it is a minus temperature. Addition and subtraction can be tricky with negative numbers. One method that might help is to rearrange the problem. For example:
14 - 8 = 6 so 6 - 14 = -8 It all becomes easier with practice!