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Both 10 and 10 are integers.
three is a positive integer
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An irrational number is one that cannot be expressed by a fraction of integers, or whole numbers.

This means that the vector location of the object always consists of components that are integers.

As a professor at Princeton, Dr. Langlands started investigating ideas that connected the mathematics of integers with a generalization of the theory of periodic functions.

Another theory suggested trolls had hacked their own bases to have billions of nukes, leading to an integer overflow that caused the servers to mistakenly count to zero.

They can be written in the form 2n – 1 where n is an integer.

Nonetheless, the sprawling cast of characters in this populous drama, blandly directed by Doug Hughes, registers as so many integers, waiting to be clicked into prearranged places in a socioeconomic equation.

The Medusalike hair, for example, makes for a very interesting translation into integers such as dots, fingerprints, diagonal lines, or chunks of pulp paper.

Certain kinds of encryption gain their security from the fact that integer factorization—breaking a number down into smaller numbers that, when multiplied together, produce the original number—is believed to be hard for traditional computers.
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Origin and Etymology of integer
First Known Use: 1571
in the meaning defined at sense 1
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mathematics : any number that is not a fraction or decimal : any whole number or its negative
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