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Q: What was the first culture to use negative integers?

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Integers are the whole numbers. Indian and Chinese mathematician were the first to contribute in the concept of using integers.

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

China is the first documented case in 200 BC

when it is positive or negative (+or -)

Yes, it can!

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First, subtract the absolute values of the integers, then use the greater absolute value's sign.

That will depend on the two integers that you use. The result could be any of negative, zero or positive.

all number can be negative or positive. :) The term "whole numbers" is ambiguous; sometimes it is used for integers, sometimes only for non-negative integers. It is better to use the more precise terms "integers", "positive integers", "non-negative integers", depending on what you want to say. it is also false if your looking for this answer caue it could be like 0.3,0.5 there not whole numbers

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

Negative numbers can be used for weather, when we talk about temperature that is below zero.

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