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whole number

1. an integer
2. a natural number

whole number

[′hōl ¦nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
An integer equal to or greater than zero; one of the numbers 0,1,2,3….
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From Table 1, we see that the only whole numbers for the areas of Triangle A and Triangle B are 5 [cm.
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Topics follow the order of whole numbers, fractions, integers, rationals, and reals.
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The actions of assembling discrete items into equal groups and disassembling them are appropriate experiences both for multiplication and division of whole numbers and for fractions and ratios.

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