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Fri September 21, 2012 By:

How can -(-13/17) or -(-10) be shown on number line?

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Sat September 22, 2012

-(-13/17) = 13/17.

13/17 is a proper fraction as its numerator is less than the denominator. In order to place -(-13/17) = 13/17 divide the line segment between 0 and 1 in 17 equal parts. The 13th part right of zero is the fraction -(-13/17) or 13/17.

 

-(-10)  = 10. You can mark, the number 10 on the number line. This will represent the number -(-10) on the number line.

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