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Python Program to Check Whether a Number is Positive or Negative or zero
  • Last Updated : 29 Aug, 2020

Given a number. The task is to check whether the number is positive or negative or zero.

Examples:

Input: 5
Output: Positive

Input: -5
Output: Negative

Approach:

We will use the if-elif statements in Python. We will check whether the number is greater than zero or smaller than zero or equal to zero.

Below is the implementation.



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# Python program to check whether
# the number is positive, negative
# or equal to zero
  
def check(n):
      
    # if the number is positive
    if n > 0:
        print("Positive")
          
    # if the number is negative
    elif n < 0:
        print("Negative")
          
    # if the number is equal to
    # zero
    else:
        print("Equal to zero")
          
# Driver Code
check(5)
check(0)
check(-5)

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Output:

Positive
Equal to zero
Negative

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