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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

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.

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.

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.

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