Q. 64.2( 8 Votes )

Which of the following statements is not true?
A. When two positive integers are added, we always get a positive integer.

B. When two negative integers are added we always get a negative integer.

C. When a positive integer and a negative integer is added we always get a negative integer.

D. Additive inverse of an integer 2 is (– 2) and additive inverse of ( – 2) is 2.

Answer :

Option A is true


Ex: 1 + 1 = 1


Option B is true


Ex: (-1) + (-1) = -1


Option C is not true since it is not mandatory to get a negative integer when a positive integer and a negative integer is added.


Example: let us consider two integers -8 + 5 = -3 and 8 + (-5) = 3


Option D is true

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