# whole number

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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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Stockholders approved a proposal authorizing the company's board of directors to effect a reverse stock split by a whole number ratio of not less than one-for-four and not more than one-for-twenty at any time prior to March 14, 2020, with the exact ratio to be set at a whole number within this range as determined by the board of directors in its sole discretion.
If the net amount of the dividend for which the option is exercised does not correspond to a whole number of shares, shareholders may elect to obtain the whole number of shares immediately below and receive the balance in cash on the date their option is exercised.
At the company's Special Meeting of Stockholders held at 12:00 pm Eastern Time today, the company's stockholders approved a proposal authorizing the company's board of directors to effect a reverse stock split by a whole number ratio of not less than one-for-four and not more than one-for-twenty at any time prior to March 14, 2020, with the exact ratio to be set at a whole number within this range as determined by the board of directors in its sole discretion.
Now a whole number of rightwing Labour MPs who share their views are using this betrayal not to attack those who have split from the party, but Jeremy Corbyn.
Moreover, 22.2 [cm.sup.2] is not a good value to use, not because it is not a whole number, but because it is an approximate value.
What is the average human gestation period in weeks, to the nearest whole number? 3.
There are various types of field sizes for whole numbers. A byte is a whole number ranging from 0 to 255.
The person having the greatest number of votes for President, shall be the President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of Electors appointed; and if no person have such majority, then from the persons having the highest numbers not exceeding three on the list of those voted for as President, the House of Representatives shall choose immediately, by ballot, the President.
However it put the whole number, including those categorized as suspected cases, at 992.
A unit about decimals was planned for the end of the year as a way to support students to integrate their knowledge about whole number place value and fractions.
The whole number of scholars which attend all the schools last summer was 156, giving on an average 42 absentees daily.

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