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Integers are the whole numbers and their negatives. Integers are a rational numbers and a real numbers [1]

These are some of the integers:

Integers consist of all of the numbers that have no decimal expansion. In other words, they have only zeros after their decimal, which we normally choose not to write. 0 is also an integer, even though it has no positive nor negative signs. Integers are a countable subset of the rational numbers and real numbers.

Consecutive integers are integers that come after each other, like

In programming

In some programming languages, like C, there are types called "int" or "integer." Integers can also be shown on a number line


  1. Negative numbers have a minus (−) in front of the number.