Positive Integer

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.
       example of  Positive Integer
    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.

    Choices:
    A. 5
    B. 0.5
    C. 5.5
    D. 55.5
    Correct Answer: A

Solution:

    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.

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