counting number


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counting number

[′kau̇nt·iŋ ‚nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
One of the numbers used in counting objects, either the set of positive integers or the set of positive integers and the number 0.
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Figure 1 shows how students' understanding of the counting numbers can be extended from concrete to more abstract examples involving symbols, numerals and counters on the number line.
That is the number got by skipping between two couples in a sequence of counting numbers.
First, the familiar, but conceptually daunting collection of all the positive whole numbers (the counting numbers, 1, 2, 3 .
Counting numbers imparts Maths in an agile manner that not only will suffice your child's daily dose of maths but will also make a foundation that will last long for sure.
They advocate a model which takes us back towards counting numbers andstatisticswhen CONCERNED.
Their model takes us back towards counting numbers and statistics when I had hoped we had moved on from that.
If you are only counting numbers, then my goji berries might have a higher sugar number than, say, a candy bar.
Corporal Duncan's dad Andy said: "What gets me is that the penpushers in London are counting numbers while my son is out dodging bullets in Afghanistan.
Last night, officials were still in the process of counting numbers in attendance at the event to establish whether a new world record had been set.
SOFTEN contains all the initial letters of all the counting numbers from ONE to however high you want to go, and it separates into S OF TEN, which suggests SYSTEM OF TEN, the decimal system.
There were fans and stewards everywhere while we were holed up in the dressing room counting numbers to see if everyone was in safely.
The tiny cryptanthe grows in nine states, none of which have been concerned enough about its survival to have bothered counting numbers.