# What are Integers?

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May 31, 2015

Integers are counting numbers

Some nice properties of the integers (

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In short, the integers are an example of a *group* under addition.

Nov 15, 2017

Nov 15, 2017

An integer is a whole number (Ex: 1, 5, 100)

#### Explanation:

An integer is a whole number that can be positive, negative, or zero. It cannot be a fraction.

Example:

Integers: -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...

NOT integers: 1/2, 0.33,