Definition of Positive Integer
Whole numbers greater than zero are called Positive Integers.
More About Positive Integer
- The numbers less than zero are called negative integers.
- Positive integers are represented towards left of zero (0) on a number line.
- Positive integers are always greater than negative integers.
Video Examples: Positive and Negative Integer Exponents
Example of Positive Integer
In the above figure, the letter R is on the top.
The numbers on the right of zero are positive integers on the number line.
Solved Example on Positive Integer
Ques: Identify the positive integer from the following.
Correct Answer: A
Step 1: Whole numbers greater than zero are called Positive Integers.
Step 2: 0.5, 5.5, and 55.5 are the decimal numbers and are not integers.
Step 3: Here, only 5 is the positive integer.