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The set of Whole numbers includes the set of counting numbers and Zero.

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Q: What is the difference between counting number and whole number?
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What is the difference between a whole number and a counting number?

Nothing, except whole numbers include 0 (zero) while counting numbers start with 1 (one)

What is the difference between counting and whole numbers?

Counting numbers start at 1; whole numbers include zero.

Is zero a element of a set of whole numbers?

Zero (0) is in the set of whole number. The only difference between the set of whole numbers and counting numbers is that the whole numbers contain zero. {0,1,2,3...}

Is a counting number a whole number?

Yes, counting numbers are a proper subset of whole numbers.

What is the difference between a whole and a natural number?

A natural number is a positive counting number, ie, 0 1 2 3 4. -1 -2 -3 and -4 are whole numbers but cannot be natural numbers as they are negative.

Why are all whole numbers counting numbers?

They are not. 0 (which is a whole number) is not considered a counting number(natural #).

What is rounded to the nearest whole number?

It is replacing the number by the whole number such that the difference between the number and that whole number is the smallest that it can be.

What are whole numbers between 4 and 31?

Every counting number from 5 to 30.

What is the product of a whole number?

The product of a whole number with a whole number is a whole number. A whole number is an integer ( a counting number).

What is difference between number and integer?

an integer is a whole number


All counting numbers ARE (not is!) a proper subset of the set of whole numbers.

What is the difference between 0.3 and 3.0?

0.3 is not a whole number and 3.0 is a whole number

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