Q: Why are the negative numbers not a whole number?

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6 is a whole number -47.03 is a negative number -179 is a negative whole number

No. Whole numbers are counting numbers and zero.

No. Negative numbers are not counting numbers.

Yes, negative 6 is a whole number. All numbers that don't go into decimals or fractions are whole numbers weather they are negative or not. hope this helps

Yes, when they are decimals, it is not considered a whole number.

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6 is a whole number -47.03 is a negative number -179 is a negative whole number

No. Whole numbers are counting numbers and zero.

Whole numbers are RATIONAL. That includes negative whole numbers.

No. You can subtract two whole numbers and get a negative result. Whole numbers can't be negative.

No. Negative numbers are not counting numbers.

No. Negative whole numbers are not natural numbers.

Yes, negative 6 is a whole number. All numbers that don't go into decimals or fractions are whole numbers weather they are negative or not. hope this helps

Yes, when they are decimals, it is not considered a whole number.

A negative integer is a whole number but not a natural number.

Numbers with decimals can't be whole numbers.

Different whole numbers are always whole numbers, but I suspect you meant to ask about the difference between whole numbers. You can subtract two whole numbers and get a negative result. Whole numbers can't be negative.

'0' is the only whole number that is not a counting number. Negative integers do not belong to whole numbers.