# What is a positive integer?

Would you like to merge this question into it?

#### already exists as an alternate of this question.

Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it?

#### exists and is an alternate of .

The answer to that one must forever remain a mystery, since we can't find
a definition anywhere that tells what an "interger" is.

There is a math word that looks a lot like it, though. The word is integer .
Positive integers are the whole numbers that are bigger than zero.
Positive integers are all the whole numbers greater than zero: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...
where the notation ... means the list goes on forever.

Positive Integers are numbers that can be written without a fractional or decimal component.

You might want to think of the positive integers as the numbers you could count with your fingers if you use at least one finger and you can keep using as many fingers as you want over and over again.

The set of positive integers is the same as the set of natural numbers.

To help you understand what are and what are not positive integers, here are some examples.
• 100001 is a positive integer.
• The square root of 2 is not since it is not a whole number.
• 0.01 is not since it is not a whole number.
• -2 is not since it is not greater than zero.
• zero (0) is not a positive integer since zero is not a positive number.

It is any counting number. You start counting at 1, and then count to 2, and so on. The numbers you use to count with are positive integers. It is any real number greater than zero which has no digits to the right of the decimal point.
It is an integer or a counting number that is greater than zero. Examples are 1, 5, 170864, 329678, 99999999, and 5896725358
A positive integer is a whole number from zero onwards with no fractions or decimals right of the number line.
Counting numbers greater than zero.
A positive integer, in mathematics, is one of the natural, counting numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.
157 people found this useful

# What is the largest positive integer?

The set of positive integers is {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...}. Because the values approach positive infinity there is no largest positive integer.. If you pick any positive integer, you can always create a larger one by simply adding 1 to it. So there can be no largest positive integer.

# A negative integer divided by a positive integer?

Here's a useful tip to use when multiplying or dividing intergers: 2 positives = positive 2 negatives = positive (that's right, positive!) 1 positive, 1 negative = negative

# 9 What is a positive integer What is a negative integer?

Positive integers are the counting numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and so on) greater than zero. Negative integers are their counterparts (-1, -2, -3, -4, -5 and so on) less than zero.

# What is the positive integer what is a negative integer?

Positive integers are the counting numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and so on) greater than zero. Negative integers are their counterparts (-1, -2, -3, -4, -5 and so on) less than zero.

# A positive integer minus a positive integer is always positive?

no it depends on if the first number in the equation is bigger or smaller than the second ex. 2-3= -1

# Sum of a positive and a negative integer is positive?

Not necessarily. It depends on which number has a greater absolute value. 5 + (-4) = 1 5 + (-9) = -4

# What is a positive integer a negative integer?

Start at 0 and go in both the negative and positive directions. So in the positive one we have 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,19, and keep going forever. Those are the non-negative integers. If we get rid of the o and leave all the others, we have the positive integers.. Now take each positive integer, 1,2,3, ( Full Answer )

# Does the sum of a positive integer and a negative integer always positive?

Not necessarily. That only applies if the positive integer is greater than the negative integer in absolute value. . An integer.

# What is a positive integers?

a positive integer is any positive whole number: 1, 2, 4 ,8 , 23 etc

# What do you get when you subtract a negative integer from a positive integer?

You will get a positive integer. If you subtract a negative number, you will be adding it. I think of it like 2 minuses equals a plus. :P

# The difference of a negative integer and a positive integer is?

An integer that is equal in magnitude to the sum of their absolute values. Its sign is the same as which of the two numbers you are taking the difference from. For example, for the integers 5 and -7. Their absolute values are 5 and 7 so that the sum of the absolute values is 5+7 = 12. Then 5 - (-7 ( Full Answer )

# Can integers be positive?

Yes, integers can be positive! An integer is basically any whole number, positive ir negative!

# The quotient of a negative integer and a positive integer is?

The quotient of a positive integer by a negative is always negative. Say this to yourself a couple times: "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = posi ( Full Answer )

# What is the sum of a positive integer and a negative integer?

The sum will take on the sign of whichever number has the higherabsolute value. If the absolute values are the same, the sum iszero.

# What is a positive integer times a negative integer?

negative read this : "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negative ÃƒÂ· negative = positive)......min ( Full Answer )

# When you add a negative integer with a negative integer do you get a positive integer?

Negative. Sorry. No you do not. Adding a negative to a negative gives you a number that is even more negative. Picture a number line. A negative number is to the left of zero, and adding a negative number moves further left. Ã¢Â–Â

# What can you say about positive integers and negative integers?

Positive numbers are any numbers greater than zero. For example: 1, 2.9, 3.14159, 40000, and 0.0005. Negative numbers are any number less than zero. For Example: -1, -2.9, -3.14159, -40000, and -0.0005. For each positive number, there is a negative number that is its opposite. We write t ( Full Answer )

# What are the first 60 positive integers?

An integer is a whole number. So the 1st 60 positive integers are :- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59 & 60 ( Full Answer )

# How do you multiply positive and negative integers?

The product of a positive and a negative number (integer or otherwise) is negative. For example, (4) x (-3) = -12. The product of a positive and a negative number (integer or otherwise) is negative. For example, (4) x (-3) = -12. The product of a positive and a negative number (integer or otherw ( Full Answer )

# The square of a positive integer?

The square of a positive number is positive. By the way, the square of a negative number is also positive.

# What is the rule in adding positive integers?

Adding Integers To add integers, one must consider the following two rules to be a successful. . If you want to think of it on the number line you start from 0 and when you add a positive number you go that much to the right, and when you add a negative number you go that much to the left. When ad ( Full Answer )

# What are the characteristics of a positive integer?

A positive integer is a "whole" number or a counting number that is greater than zero. It (a positive integer) will be a member of the set that goes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, ....

# What is a positive decimal integer?

A positive integer is a whole number or a counting number that is greater than 0. "Decimal" simply means that the place value of each digit is ten time that of the digit to its right. A decimal number does not require a decimal point.

# How do you add two positive integers?

Write the numbers one on top of the other right aligned (so that the last (unit) digit of each number line up in a column) . Starting with the unit (rightmost) digits of the numbers and no carry . Add the digits together with the carry (if any) . write the units digit of the sum under the dig ( Full Answer )

# Why is the product of a positive integer and a negative integer a negative integer?

I honestly don't know :D but heres something to help you "MULTIPLICATION: minus times minus is plus (negative x negative = positive).....minus times plus is minus (negative x positive = negative).....plus times plus is plus (positive x positive = positive) DIVISION: minus divi minus is plus (negativ ( Full Answer )

# When is the sum of a positive and negative integer positive?

When the positive integer is farther from 0 than the negative integer, example -4+5=1 why? the -4 is 4 places to the left of the 0 and the 5 is 5 places to the right.

# When you subtract a positive integer from a positive integer do you get a positive integer?

Not necessarily, for example: If you subtract 3 from 4, then you get +1. But if you subtract 4 from 3, you get -1. The answer will always be an integer, but you cannot make a general statement about the sign, without knowing more information.

# When you subtract a positive integer by a positive integer do you get a positive integer?

If the integer subtracted is smaller than or equal to the firstinteger, then the answer is positive. Otherwise, if the integer subtracted is larger, then the answer isnegative.

# What is the single largest positive integer?

There is no such thing. whatever integer you name, no matter how large it is, I can always name an integer that's larger than the one you named. . You may have not understood the question entirely. But i may be wrong. What is the SINGLE LARGEST POSITIVE INTEGER. This can be 9. 9 is a single i ( Full Answer )

# Are even integers only positive?

An integer is any whole number. It can be positive or negative. So the answer to your question is no. They can be negative too such as -2. As long as it's a whole number, it's an integer. Hope that helps. Jamz159

# What is a positive integer exponent?

An exponent that is a positive integer. For example, x 3 has a positive exponent, while 8 -5 does not.

# What positive integers are divisible by 24?

All the multiples of 24 are divisible by 24. These include 24, 48,72, 96, 120, 144, 168, 192, and 216

# What is the meaning of positive integers?

Positive integers are counting numbers, starting with 1. So: 1, 2, 3, 4 and so on.

# How do you get a negative integer with a positive integer and a negative integer?

As long as the negative integer is greater than the positive integer, a negative integer will result from addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

# What can you say about the product of an integer and a positive integer?

-- The product is an integer. -- If the original two integers are both positive, then the product is positive. -- If the original two integers have different signs, then the product is negative.

# When does a positive integer and a negative integer equal a positive integer?

When they are added together and the absolute value of the positive integer is bigger than the absolute value of the negative integer or when the negative integer is subtracted from the positive integer.

# Is 25 a positive integers?

the integer 25 is an odd number the integer is a composite number 6 is less than 25, so is a deficient number

When adding two integers, the answer will be positive if both integers are positive, or if one is negative but its absolute value is smaller than the absolute value of the positive integer.

# Are decimals positive integers or negative integers?

A decimal can be a positive integer or a negative integer or neither of the above. For example: 26.0 is a positive integer. -52.0 is a negative integer. 26.2 is not an integer at all. 0.0 is an integer, but is neither positive nor negative.

# Is 0 a ngetave integer or a positive integer?

Zero can be included in the sets of non-positive integers or non-negative integers but it is neither positive nor negative. It's nothing. Literally.

# Are integers always positives?

Integers are whole numbers, 1, 2, 3 etc. and can be positive or negative, -1, -2, -3 etc.

# What are negative integer and positive integer?

Negative integers are integers less than zero, like -1, -2, and -500. Positive integers are integers greater than zero, like 1, 5, and 73. Sometimes, 0 is regarded as a positive integer. Depending on the kind of math you're doing, it may also be regarded as neither positive nor negative, or there m ( Full Answer )

# What is positive integers number?

positive is above 0 like 1,2,3 and negative are -1,-2,-3, which are all above 0

# Are any positive numbers an integer?

No. None of them are, because there is no such thing as an 'interger'. However, all whole numbers, positive or negative, are integers .

# What are all the odd positive integers?

any odd number >0 that is a whole number Since there are infinitely many odd positive integers, you will understand that I cannot list all of them, however, they look like this: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, etc. Answer: The odd positive integers are those that satisfy the equation: I odd =1+2n ( Full Answer )

# What is a positive integer in math?

A positive integer is a whole number greater than zero (1, 2, 3, 4, etc. ad infinitum).

# Is nonnegative integers a positive integer?

Yes but a double negative integer is also positive as for example --2 = +2