Integers are a set of numbers that include all the natural numbers (0, 1, 2 ,3 , 4, and so on) and their negatives.


Integers include positive and negative numbers and zero (zero is neither positive or negative). Below are just a few integers - they go on for ever in both directions!

... -11, -10, -9, -8, -7, -6, -5, -4, -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, ...

Learn more about working with integers by selecting from the menu options or by browsing through the information below.

This part of looks at positive and negative numbers to show what these numbers can be used to represent.

number line showing negative numbers to the left of zero

The ordering and comparing integers section illustrates how negative and positive integers can be compared and placed in order and explains why "big negative numbers" are actually smaller than "small negative numbers."

There is help with how to add and subtract integers and along with some rules for adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers.

Integer Worksheets

The worksheets below provide practice with adding and subtracting integers.


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