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# Integers

### 6th grade math - integers intro

Term | Definition |
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Integers | Include only whole numbers (no fractions) and their opposites (negative numbers). Example: -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2... |

Whole Numbers | Include numbers such as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ... (and so on) |

Counting numbers | Numbers used to "count" . They include numbers such as 1, 2, 3, 4... (zero is not included) |

Rational Numbers | Any number that can be written as a fraction |

Absolute Value | The distance between a number and zero on the number line |

Coordinate plane | A plane divided into four quadrants by the intersection of the x-axis and the y-axis at the origin |

Horizontal Line | A line that runs left to right (side to side) |

Ordered Pair | Set of numbers used to locate a position in the coordinate plane |

Origin | Point (0,0) in a coordinate plane. This is where the x and y axis intersect. |

Quadrant | One of the four parts that make up the coordinate plane |

Vertical Line | Line that runs up and down |

X-axis | The HORIZONTAL number line of a coordinate plane |

Y-axis | The VERTICAL number line of a coordinate plane |

Zero Pair | A whole number and its opposite. The sum of these two numbers is equal to zero. |

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