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# What are integers?

**Integers are numbers that do not have a fractional part; they include counting numbers, negative of counting numbers, and zero.** A counting number, or a natural number, is a number that can be used to count. Examples of counting numbers are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

The act of counting refers to the act of determining the number of elements in a set of generic objects. Counting is usually performed using a set of predetermined distinct counters. In base 10 and using Hindu-Arabic numerals, these counters are commonly known as 1, 2, 3, 4 and so forth. The union of the set of these counters, the set of the negative of these counters and zero form the set of integers.

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## How do you add and subtract integers?

A: Add and subtract integers by using a number line. You will need a number line that includes both positive and negative numbers. The process takes under fiv... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What is the difference between standard, expanded and word form in math?

A: When discussing integers, standard form refers to an integer written as a number, while word form describes an integer written out as a word. Expanded form... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What are the rules for subtracting integers?

A: Some simple rules for subtracting integers have to do with the negative sign. When two negative integers are subtracted, the result could be either a posit... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How are integers added?

A: Integers with the same sign are added and the sum takes the sign of the integers, while integers with different signs are subtracted and the difference tak... Full Answer >Filed Under: