positive number

positive number

[¦päz·əd·iv ′nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
A real number that is greater than 0.
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Thus, a positive number means optimists outnumber pessimists.
This is due to the recovery of consumer confidence, with the consumer confidence index recording its first positive number since the financial crisis in August 2014, and has been positive for every month since, up to June 2015.
If the output gap is a positive number, it means that economy is overextending its resources, which could cause deflation.
The last time Obama's favorability rating was registered high was in July 2009 with a 66 percent positive rating, and his highest positive number ever recorded by Gallup was 78 percent, just before his inauguration as president, Politico reports.
Because the incremental net benefit associated with CALM was a positive number (the $30 per anxiety-free day), the "value is worth the additional cost," Dr.
However, all the states were in positive territory for the six-month economic outlook with the survey revealing the people who were positive number 16.
A POSITIVE number of surveyors in the UK are now reporting rising enquiries and lettings activity for the first time in over two years, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
The resulting balance of 3%, compared to -16% in August, was better than expected and is the first positive number for the survey since April.
For any positive number M large enough, there are infinitely positive integers n, such that
A higher positive number suggested that the SI program was more effective in increasing mean final course grades for participants.