# Comparing and Ordering Integers

The integers are the positive and negative whole numbers... -4, -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2,.... The name "integer" comes directly from the Latin word for "whole."

The integers are the numbers ..., ˉ3, ˉ2, ˉ1, 0, 1, 2, 3 ... (the dots indicate that the numbers continue without end in both the positive and negative directions). Negative integers are integers that are less than 0. Positive integers are integers that are greater than 0.

Learn more about comparing and ordering integers by reading the explanation below.

Comparing and Ordering Integers

**Practice:** Answer the following exercises about comparing and ordering integers.

Comparing and Ordering Integers 1

Comparing and Ordering Integers 2

Comparing and Ordering Integers 3