Posted by Laruen on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:40pm.
why is every whole number an integer?

Math 8R  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:44pm
That's the definition of integer.
http://www.mathsisfun.com/wholenumbers.html 
Math 8R  Sonya, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:45pm
Because integers are negative or positive whole numbers they can never be rational or irrational numbers.

Math 8R  Laruen, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:46pm
Thanks you Ms. Sue for the info. and thank you Sonya for including that! :)

Math 8R  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:47pm
You're welcome, Laruen.

Math 8R  Laruen, Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 6:55pm
Sonya  integers can be rational numbers