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21 Oct 2013, 01:52
what is 0, Is it certainly not negative.

1. It is Positive
2. It is negative
3. It is positive and negative both
4. Can't Say
5. 0 is even but neither positive nor negative.

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21 Oct 2013, 01:52
This is doubts results in many wrong conclusions.
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what is 0, Is it certainly not negative.

1. It is Positive
2. It is negative
3. It is positive and negative both
4. Can't Say
5. 0 is both positive n negative

OA not given, I have framed this question out of my confusion.

0 is neither positive nor negative even integer.
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honchos wrote:
what is 0, Is it certainly not negative.

1. It is Positive
2. It is negative
3. It is positive and negative both
4. Can't Say
5. 0 is both positive n negative

OA not given, I have framed this question out of my confusion.

x is positive if x>0. Is 0>0--> NO. Thus, 0 is not positive.

Similarly, x is negative if x<0. Is 0<0 --> NO. Thus, 0 is not negative.

0 is an even integer which is neither positive nor negative.
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21 Oct 2013, 02:02
Thanks Bunuel and mau5, 0 is even, now I will take a note of it, but it is neither +ve nor negative.
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I had a similar doubt this link will help you...

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22 Oct 2013, 23:08
Hi,

Zero is even , non positive, non negative integer.

So, option (5) is right.

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30 Oct 2013, 12:57
honchos wrote:
what is 0, Is it certainly not negative.

1. It is Positive
2. It is negative
3. It is positive and negative both
4. Can't Say
5. 0 is even but neither positive nor negative.

OA not given, I have framed this question out of my confusion.

its neither positive nor negative..its an even integer..its also a member of group of whole numbers..

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Hi honchos, I wrote an entire blogpost on the subject of zero, as it's one of the most commonly tested concepts on the quant section. Sometimes the property being tested isn't overt, so you have to figure out what is being asked. Try the sample problem in the blog below before looking at the walkthrough. If you get it right, you're probably on the right track.

http://www.veritasprep.com/blog/2013/04 ... s-of-zero/

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