## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.2 The Integers; Order of Operations - Exercise Set 5.2 - Page 271: 135

#### Answer

The set of integers contain whole numbers and their negative counterparts.

#### Work Step by Step

The set of whole numbers contains the set of counting or natural numbers and zero. The set is: $\left\{0, 1, 2, 3, ...\right\}$. The set of integers include the set of whole numbers and their negative counterparts. The set is $\left\{..., -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3\right\}$.

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