# SOLUTION: what is a counterexample for the opposite of each whole number is a whole number

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 Question 479953: what is a counterexample for the opposite of each whole number is a whole number Answer by tinbar(128)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!you will have to define opposite. do you mean opposite signs? So the opposite of 2 is -2? Assuming this is what opposite means, there will be no counterexample. Let p be some whole number, then the opposite of p is -p = -1*p. Since both -1 and p are whole numbers (we know p is whole because that's what we assumed in the first place when picking p), -p will be whole as well