# An Integer That is Not a Whole Number

## Question: What is an integer that is not a whole number?

An integer is a number with no decimal or fractional part, from the set of negative and positive numbers, including zero.

## Answer: A negative integer is an integer that is not a whole number.

An integer is negative if it is less than zero.

## Explanation:

Any whole number is a non-negative integer.

So, in order to find the integers that are NOT whole numbers, we need to find integers that are NOT non-negative.

An integer is negative if it is less than zero. Example: -1, -2, -3 . . .

Hence, all negative integers are not whole numbers.

### Thus, a negative integer is an integer that is not a whole number.

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