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Q: What countries were the first to use negative numbers?

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I am glad you asked, I had some homework on positive and negative numbers and needed info, the countries that use these kind of numbers are definitely USA and the UK.

The Chinese

The first place to use negative integers was China around 200 B.C

europeans

negative numbers> temperature.

Some people work as a teacher or a mathmetition, they use negative numbers in their everyday lives. Some people use negative numbers when they are overdue.

You use negative numbers to represent subtractions (10-5 is same as 10 + -5) Also, you use these to represent things that can be negative.

we use negative numbers because if negative numbers wont be dere den den positive numbers wont also be dere so dere wont be any number.

You use a negative rational number when an answer is below zero.

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Negative numbers are often used when there are opposites; in this case, one of the opposites is assigned positive numbers, the other, negative numbers. For example, you might:* Use positive numbers for positions above sea level, and negative for below sea level. * Use positive numbers for money you have in your bank account; negative numbers for money you owe others. * Use positive numbers for northern latitudes, and negative numbers for southern latitudes. Or vice versa. * There are lots of other situations where opposites are involved, but you probably get the idea.

China, probably between the 10th and 2nd century BCE.

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