What is an integer? - Numbers and Relations

What is an integer?

Lessons

Notes:

In this lesson, we will learn:

  • Understanding Integers
  • Representation of Integers
  • Locating Integers on a Number Line
  • Comparing Integers Using Inequality Symbols

  • Integers include all the whole numbers and their negative selves.
  • Whole numbers: all natural numbers including 0.
  • Natural numbers: 1, 2, 3, …
  • Number line:
    • Can be either vertical or horizontal.
    • Values in between intervals must be constant (not necessarily 1).
    • Numbers increase in value as we move up/right.
  • Inequality symbols:
    • >: greater than
    • <: less than
  • Intro Lesson
    Introduction to What Is an Integer?
  • 1.
    Representation of Integers

    Find an integer for each of the following scenarios.

  • 2.
    Understanding Integers

    True or False.

  • 3.
    Locating Integers on a Number Line

    Fill in the missing numbers for each of the following number lines.

  • 4.
    Comparing Integers Using Inequality Symbols

    For each pair of integers below:

    i. Locate them on a number line

    ii. Write the correct inequality symbol (< or >) in each box.

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