# What is the opposite number of 6?

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**opposite**of the**opposite**of negative**6**is negative**6**because the**opposite**of**6**is**6**. The**opposite**of**6**is**6**.

Consequently, what number is the opposite of 6 7?

The **opposite** of the **number 6/7** is -**6/7**. This is because the **opposite** of positive is negative.

**opposite**of zero is negative zero.

In respect to this, what does the opposite of a number mean?

**Opposite numbers** are **numbers** that, when placed on a **number** line, are the exact same distance away from the 0, but on **opposite** sides, or in **opposite** directions. They look the same except for their signs. Examples of **opposite numbers** on our '**Opposite numbers number** line' **would** be -1 and +1, -2 and +2, and so on.

The **opposite** of **3** is -**3**.