to which sets of numbers does the number belong?
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An integer is simply a whole number (no fractions nor decimals). It's an integer.
A rational number is one that can be written as a simple fraction: -17=-17/1. It's a rational number.
A real number is any point on an infinitely long number line. It's a real number.
-17 is an integer, a rational number, and real number
i was pretty sure those were all correct!
A. integer, rational, and real
B. whole, integer, rational, real
C. whole, integer, real
D. raitonal, real
which is it? A?
It's a whole number as well, since it's not a fraction or decimal. Answer is B. Let me know if you have any questions :)
sooo..a whole number can be negative or positive? because i hear a whole is sometimes called a natural number which is positive integers and 0. now im confused:/
Hey, I apologize, some people consider negative numbers as whole numbers. But I'm assuming this is what you're teacher taught you:
Whole numbers: 0,1,2,3,4,5...... So -17 would not be a whole number then.
Natural numbers: 1,2,3,4,5..... So -17 would not be a natural number then.
gotcha! so whole numbers are positive numbers AND 0? or is 0 not included?
nevermind i see 0 is a whole but not natural, correct?
Whole numbers are positive and include 0. Natural numbers are positive and do not include 0.
natural numbers cant be decimals or fractions?
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