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Whole numbers

Whole numbers are the same thing as counting numbers. Also known as natural numbers. They are used to count the number of physical objects. Example 101 students. They cannot be negative.

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Cardinal numbers (also called whole number or natural numbers) are those used to count physical objects in the real world. They are integers that can be zero or positive
Counting numbers (also called whole number or natural numbers) are those used to count physical objects in the real world. They are integers that can be zero or positive
A natural number is the same as a counting number. They are used to count the number of real physical objects.
An overview of the types of numbers that are used in math. Links to other pages explaining each type in depth. Explains also that some numbers are not numbers at all.