Negative numbers

A negative number is any number less than zero. Negative numbers are written with a negative sign (-).


  1. The temperature outside was -4°C.
  2. The lowest point on Earth is found in the Pacific Ocean near Guam. Its elevation has been measured at -35,840 feet, or 35,840 feet below sea level.
  3. The change in interest rates on home loans was -0.1%.