Rational Integer

A synonym for integer. The word "rational" is sometimes used for emphasis to distinguish it from other types of "integers" such as cyclotomic integers, Eisenstein integers, Gaussian integers, and Hamiltonian integers.

See also

Cyclotomic Integer, Eisenstein Integer, Gaussian Integer, Hamiltonian Integer, Integer, Rational Number, Rational Polynomial

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Hardy, G. H. and Wright, E. M. An Introduction to the Theory of Numbers, 5th ed. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, p. 1, 1979.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Rational Integer." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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