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Pronouncing $-x$ as "negative $x$" leads to confusion because "negative" as an adjective means "less than zero". A red car is red; an even number is even; but negative $x$ might not be negative. If math had evolved differently, we could have been using different symbolism today. Here's how the two symbolisms would translate: \$\begin{array}{rcl} 2 & : &...