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Integers

Integers

Author: Jennifer House
Description:

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.

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Tutorial

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.

integers

examples of integers in the 'real-world'

Definition of integer


in·te·ger
ˈintijər/
noun

1.
a whole number; a number that is not a fraction.
2.
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.