User DayTeacher helps you understand integers and the number line. When numbers were conceived, man had the basic concept of small numbers. The first things you learn in a language are numbers. The weather might have had an impact on numbers, as temperatures dropped below 0. When talking about years Before Christ (BC), you could say 1000 B.C. is actually -1000. Being in debt means negative money. Two days ago is -2 days from the time we are talking about. Integers are positive whole numbers, negative whole numbers, and zero. Now you understand integers and the number line, where -10 is smaller than -8.
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