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additive inverse

[′ad·ə·div ′in‚vərs]
(mathematics)
In a mathematical system with an operation of addition denoted +, an additive inverse of an element e is an element -e such that e + (-e) = (-e) + e = 0, where 0 is the additive identity.
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NEW England centre Sam Burgess has caused controversy after appearing to question his opposite number Scott Williams during a press conference ahead of tomorrow's World Cup showdown against Wales.
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But he revealed he apologised to his opposite number after the match.
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