# Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Chapter Review - Page 70: 39

Rational number, integer

#### Work Step by Step

-17 does not have any decimals, so it is an integer. However, it is a negative number, so it cannot be a whole number or natural number. At the same time, it can be written as -17/1, a fraction of two integers, so it is a rational number.

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