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what is the difference between a rational number and an integer?

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  1. An integer is a whole number, positive or negative.

    A rational number is a number which can be expressed as a fraction between two whole numbers.

    Every integer is a rational number, because every integer can be expressed as a fraction between itself and 1, both whole numbers.

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  2. Integers are positive and negative whole numbers.
    The set of rational numbers are all numbers that can be
    expressed as a fraction or ratio of the form a/b, where b ≠ 0
    The set of rational numbers contains the set of integers since
    every integer can be expressed as a fraction.
    e.g.
    5 = 5/1 or 10/2 or ...

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  3. thanks Reiny and Bosnian

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