Determine if the number -25 fits any of the following characteristics:

- Rational
- Irrational
- Natural
- Integer

A number is natural if it is one of the counting numbers (greater than 0), i.e., 1,2,3,4,5,...Since -25 is not both positive and a counting number, -25 is

The number is an integer if it is a whole number positive or negative including the number 0, ...,-5,-4,-3,-2,-1,0,1,2,3,4,5,...

Since -25 is a whole number including zero, -25 is an

The number -25 is rational if it is an integer or decimal

A rational number is a number that can be represented a/b where a and b are integers and b is not equal to 0.Since -25 is an integer or decimal from above, -25 is also a

An irrational number is a number that cannot be expressed as a ratio between two integers and is not an imaginary number.Since -25 is a rational number from above, -25 is

- Integer
- Rational

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