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# How is zero a real number?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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Zero is a an integer and, since all integers are real numbers, zero is a real number. Wiki User

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### Is zero a real number?

Yes, zero is a real number. It is not a counting number, but it is an integer, a rational number, and a real number.

### What number is zero?

not a real number * * * * * Zero is very much a real number. In fact it is the additive identity for the set of real numbers.

### Is zero is not considered a real number?

Wrong! Not only is zero a real number, but it is the additive identity for the set of integers, rational numbers as well as real numbers.

### What is a real number less than zero?

It is a negative real number.

yes.

Zero

### Why zero is the only real number?

It is not the only real number and so there is no answer to the question!

### How do you tell if a complex number isn't real?

If the coefficient of i is not zero then the number is not real.

no

### Is zero a non-negative real number?

Zero is a real number, it is neither positive or negative, and it is even.

### What is any real number that is not equal to zero?

A non-zero real number! In set notation, it may be represented as R \ {0}.

### Is zero real number?

Yes, zero is a real number. If you can plot it on a number line, it is real. It is also an integer, a whole number, a rational number, and could probably be designated as a few other types of numbers.