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An integer is classified as any rational number that has no fractional component.

Example

These are all Integers:

These are **NOT** Integers:

Integers are used when you need a number with no decimal place or it doesn't make sense to have a decimal. Because integers are whole numbers, there are no integers *between* 1 and 2.

In an IntValue, the lowest value it can hold is -2^{31} or -2,147,483,648. The highest value it can hold is 2^{31}-1, or 2,147,483,647. This is a 32-bit (or long) signed integer value.

In Lua, there are no specific integer numbers. The number values are actually double precision floating point (or just 'double') numbers.