Aaron M. answered • 09/23/12

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The **whole number(s**) are **3 **and** -2**. A whole number doesn't have fractions or places after the decimal.

The **natural number(s)** is 3. Think of a natural number as those used for counting, like "1, 2, 3, 4..."

The **integer(s)** are **3** and** -2**. An integer includes positive or negative whole numbers, and **0**.

The** rational number(s**) are **3**, **-2**, and **1/4**. A rational number can be written as a fraction.

And **irrational number**, the **square root of 5**, cannot be written as a fraction. It is the opposite of a rational number. Another example of an irrationanl number is **pi**.