Question

If a and b are opposites, what can you say about the locations of a and b on the number line?
(A) There is not enough information given.
(B) a is to the left of b.
(C) a is to the right of b.
(D) a and b are the same distance away from 0.

Answers

  1. Answer:
    (D)
    Step-by-step explanation:
    By definition, opposite numbers have the same magnitude from different signs.
    This means that their absolute values are the same, and thus are the same distance away from 0.

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