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That can refer either to integers, or only to non-negative integers - basically, the counting numbers. (Integers includes negative numbers.) Since "whole numbers" has this ambiguity, it's best to avoid this term. The following is the answer.

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Are all irrational numbers whole numbers?

No irrational numbers are whole numbers,and all whole numbers are rational.

How are integers different from whole numbers?

Whole numbers are integers. Integers are whole numbers.

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Whole numbers are a proper subset of decimal numbers. All whole numbers are decimal numbers but not all decimal numbers are whole numbers.

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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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