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

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

The set of negative integers.

No, it is not. Counting numbers are positive whole numbers.

The square of every positive or negative even whole number is a positive even whole number. The square of every positive or negative odd whole number is a positive odd whole number. There are an infinite number of each kind.

If you interpret "whole numbers" as "integers", then yes. If you interpret "whole numbers" as "non-negative integers", then no.

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

Whole numbers are RATIONAL. That includes negative whole numbers.

Negative numbers can be whole but not all are. -3.1 is not a whole number but -3 is. Generally it's a whole number if it does not have a decimal and is not a fraction.a ya u a sayIMPROVEMENT:Negative numbers cannot be whole numbers , not at al .Whole numbers are those numbers that stasrt from 0(zero) and go upto infinity.They include all the positive numbers and not negative numbers.And yes they dont contain any decimal or fraction.

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.

A natural number is a number which is positive and a whole number. whole numbers can be also negative.

No. Negative whole numbers are not natural numbers.

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

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

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

Numbers with decimals can't be whole numbers.

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