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Number Types

PostPosted: December 25th, 2010, 2:14 pm
by Jessica
Counting/Natural Numbers:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5...


Whole Numbers:

0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5...


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



"Rational", or fractional, numbers, are technically regarded as ratios (divisions) of integers. In other words, a fraction is formed by dividing one integer by another integer.