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natural number

any of the numbers 0,1,2,3,4,… that can be used to count the members of a set; the nonnegative integers

natural number

[′nach·rəl ′nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
One of the integers 1, 2, 3, ….

natural number

(mathematics)
An integer greater than or equal to zero. A natural number is an isomorphism class of a finite set.
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every even natural number greater than two can be expressed as a sum of two primes (Goldbach's Conjecture);
For instance, any n-bit natural number can be represented as a bit string of length 2n +1 where 10 denotes bit 0, 11 denotes bit 1, and 0 indicates the end of the string.
Two main issues are at the heart of this investigation: expanding the natural number system to include zero and the types of explanations students use to accommodate this expansion.
And it is a written language including words for the natural numbers.
Theorem 5: Hierarchical complexity is a linear((, interval)) scale of natural numbers .
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A more involved examination of counting systems around the world will make the investigator aware that there is more than one way of constructing a series of natural numbers and that a seemingly single mode (eg.
3a - b the power of equivalence classes is maximal only for first members of natural numbers axis.
where g:M [right arrow] M with M a sub-multitude of natural numbers that can be represented in computer.
An explanation can now be given so that the student realizes that natural numbers are a part of integers and that integers are a part of those numbers which have just been located on the line as in Figure 3b.
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In addition to acoustic improvements, the SRE offers developers the ability to custom-design their own grammars containing 2000-plus words or phrases, filter our-of-vocabulary words and modify the engine and grammar performance at run-time, Built-in grammars handle single digits, currency and natural numbers, In addition, the SRE automatically produces pronunciations for any word not in the 120,000-word dictionary.