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 Click here to see ALL problems on real-numbers Question 39502: What is the difference between rational and irrational numbers? And we believe whole numbers are 0 and any number after it to the positive side. What are the negative numbers called, just integers? We are also a little confused about the difference in counting numbers and whole numbers, are they the same? Answer by Nate(3500)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! What is the difference between rational and irrational numbers? Rational numbers are numbers that either repeat or terminate. Examples: , , , Irrational numbers are numbers that do not repeat or terminate. Examples: , , And we believe whole numbers are 0 and any number after it to the positive side. What are the negative numbers called, just integers? Integers are just: ...-3,-2,-1,0,1,2,3... They are not -1.25. They cannot be fractions or decimals. Negative numbers are also defined as real numbers. All numbers but the imaginery number are real numbers. We are also a little confused about the difference in counting numbers and whole numbers, are they the same? They are not the same. Even though they are closely related, they have a one-digit difference. Whole numbers include 0, while counting doesn't. Usually when you count, you start with one. Whole numbers: 0,1,2,3,4.... Counting numbers: 1,2,3,4,5....