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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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Another way to find whole numbers for the areas of Triangle A and Triangle B is as follow.
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In it, he said that for any three whole numbers, a , b  and c , the equation an + bn = cn  could not be satisfied by any whole number greater than 2.
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Explicit instruction with fraction begins with unit fractions (1/2, 1/4, ⅓), moves to more complex fractions, then operations involving unit fractions and whole numbers, and then operations involving fractions, she said.
Learning about fractions requires children to recognize that many properties of whole numbers are not true of numbers in general and also to recognize that the one property that unites all real numbers is that they possess magnitudes that can be ordered on number lines.
Elementary schoolchildren spend a lot of time learning about whole numbers and then attempt to apply those ideas when working with fractions.
Lessons are research-based; relate to skills like whole numbers, addition and subtraction, geometrical shapes, measurement, and number patterns; include reproducible worksheets; and are linked to focal points and standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and different intelligences.
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