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# What is the opposite of 6 on the number line:

- -6
- 0
- 1
- 6

Hint:

### We are asked to find the opposite number of 6 on the number line. Number line is a line where number are plotted with equal intervals.

## The correct answer is: -6

### The center of the number line is 0. It extends in both positive and negative directions.

So, the number 6 is at sixth place in positive direction from 0.

The number opposite to 6 will be 6 place in negative direction from zero.

The number which is at sixth place in negative direction from 0 is -6.

The right answer is -6.

For such questions, we should be careful about the counting proper intervals.

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