Question

# The opposite number of – 12 is____

- 10
- 11
- 12
- 13

Hint:

### Two numbers are said to be opposites of each other, if their sum add up to zero.

## The correct answer is: 12

### We are asked to find the opposite of -12 . Let the value be x. Thus, we have: . Solving the equation, we get:

Hence, the correct answer is option c.

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