Basic,

**Integers** are used to count objects.

An integer is another name for a **whole number**.

Integers greater than zero are **positive** numbers. Integers less than zero are **negative** numbers.

The times table consists of integers. Numbers 3, 11, 45 and 136 are all integers. Zero is also an integer.

1. Which of these are integers?

45.66, 3, 3`frac(1)(3)`, 47, 1001.1

Answer: 3 and 47

45.66 and 1001.1 are decimal numbers. 3`frac(1)(3)` is a fraction.

2. What is the next integer after 33`frac(1)(2)`?

Answer: 34

The number is between 33 and 34, the next integer is 34.

A number with a decimal point is NOT an integer.

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