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A number without fractions; an integer.
- ‘A perfect number is a whole number, an integer greater than zero; and when you add up all of the factors less than that number, you get that number.’
- ‘Any fractional or decimal value must be multiplied by a whole number to eliminate fractional subscripts.’
- ‘It can't be expressed exactly as a ratio of whole numbers.’
- ‘He gave the important lecture Essay of an algebraic theory of whole numbers, preceded by a logical introduction to any deductive theory at the International Congress of Philosophy in Paris in 1900.’
- ‘Fascinating patterns lurk among the digits of whole numbers.’
- ‘Column addition was performed on whole numbers and then on fractions.’
- ‘Clearly, most integers are not squares of whole numbers.’
- ‘For example, the sequence of all squares and cubes of whole numbers begins with the integers 4, 8, 9, 16, 25, 27, and 36.’
- ‘For several of her artworks, Happersett used the Fibonacci sequence of whole numbers to determine the number of strokes per box.’
- ‘Such problem arise when one asks whether an equation involving only whole numbers has an infinite number of whole-number solutions, a finite number, or none at all.’
- ‘This requires fractals to be given dimensions that are not whole numbers but fractions (hence the name fractals).’
- ‘For finite sets, the cardinal numbers are the whole numbers.’
- ‘When talking about modular arithmetic it is important to remember that we are only allowed to use integers, that is whole numbers.’
- ‘In this sequence, 8 and 9 are not only powers of integers but also consecutive whole numbers.’
- ‘Integers are the whole numbers, negative whole numbers, and zero.’
- ‘The math course consists of five subject areas: understanding numbers, using whole numbers, using decimals, using fractions and percents, and working with data.’
- ‘The decimal point separates the whole numbers from the fractions or parts of numbers and so every number has a decimal point, whether we show it or not.’
- ‘At its most complex, it is an irrational number that cannot be expressed as the ratio of two whole numbers and has an apparently random decimal string of infinite length.’
- ‘Basic operations with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals were required to solve some problems, although many items required no calculations.’
- ‘The modern name for the branch of mathematics that Gauss was referring to as Arithmetic is Number Theory - the study of the properties of the positive whole numbers or integers.’
whole number/hōl ˈnəmbər/
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