Everyday maths 1 (Wales)
Everyday maths 1 (Wales)

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Everyday maths 1 (Wales)

1 Whole numbers

What is a whole number? The simple answer is ‘any number that does not include a fraction or decimal part’.

So for example, 3 is a whole number, but 3one divided by two or 3.25 are NOT whole numbers.

Numbers can be positive or negative.

Positive numbers can be written with or without a plus (+) sign, so 3 and +3 are the same.

Negative numbers always have a minus (–) sign in front of them, such as –3, –5 or –2.

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