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whole number
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noun
Mathematics
.
1.
Also called
counting number
.
one of the positive
integers
or zero; any of the numbers (0, 1, 2, 3, …).
2.
(loosely)
integer
(
def 1
)
.
Origin:
1550–60
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Collins
World English Dictionary
whole number
—
n
1.
an integer
2.
a natural number
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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American Heritage
Science Dictionary
whole number
A member of the
set
of positive
integers
and zero.
A positive
integer
.
An integer.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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Example sentences
The resulting figure is rounded down to the lowest
whole number
.
Solve the applied problem, in context of money, using the
whole number
and the
fraction.
Multiplies twodigit
whole number
by a
whole number
.
Because this is not a
whole number
, the months of the year would slowly fall
out of sync with the seasons.
Use only
whole number
values for the widths of the rectangles.
Hitherto that basis has been the
whole number
of free persons and threefifths of all others.
Recognize that a
whole number
is a multiple of each of its factors.
If the average of these values is not a
whole number
, raise it to the next higher
whole number
.
When a fractional measurement is exactly onehalf foot, the next larger
whole number
shall be used.
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