Posted by **Laruen** on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:40pm.

why is every whole number an integer?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:44pm
That's the definition of integer.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/whole-numbers.html

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**Sonya**, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:45pm
Because integers are negative or positive whole numbers they can never be rational or irrational numbers.

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**Laruen**, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:46pm
Thanks you Ms. Sue for the info. and thank you Sonya for including that! :)

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:47pm
You're welcome, Laruen.

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**Laruen**, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:55pm
Sonya --- integers can be rational numbers

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