Understand a rational number as a point on a number line. Use positive and negative numbers to represent quantities in real-world contexts, explaining the meaning of zero in each situation.
Students will learn to order and represent integers and their opposites on a number line.
How would you describe an integer? Give an example of an integer.
How can we represent an integer on a number line?
Watch the video and see if you can answer the above questions. Then, read the definitions and take the quiz.
examples of integers in the 'real-world'
a whole number; a number that is not a fraction.
a thing complete in itself.
An integer is a whole number (not a fractional number) that can be positive, negative, or zero. Examples of integers are: -5, 1, 5, 8, 97, and 3043.