Q: What is the difference between the whole and natural numbers?

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All negative integers are whole numbers but not natural numbers. Mathematicians are not agreed about whether 0 is a natural number or not.

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.

If N is the set of natural numbers, and the set of whole numbers (integers) is Z, you should be aware that Z also includes negatives and zero, whereas N does not include either of these.

The difference is that all whole numbers are decimal numbers, but not all decimal numbers are whole numbers. For example a whole number such as 1 is a decimal number but a decimal number such as 1.5 is not a whole number.

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The only difference is that whole numbers include 0 (zero), while natural numbers start with 1 (one). That's it!

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The only difference is that whole numbers include 0 (zero), while natural numbers start with 1 (one). That's it!

whole numbers are 0,1,2,3,4,5,6 etc. and natural numbers are 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc. so the only difference is that in natural numbers there is no 0

natural numbers are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5..........whole numbers are natural numbers including 0, i.e., 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5..........

All negative integers are whole numbers but not natural numbers. Mathematicians are not agreed about whether 0 is a natural number or not.

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.

If N is the set of natural numbers, and the set of whole numbers (integers) is Z, you should be aware that Z also includes negatives and zero, whereas N does not include either of these.

The set of counting (natural) numbers is the set of all positive integers, while the set of whole numbers is the set of all positive integers included zero.

No. Natural numbers are a subset of whole numbers. Negative numbers are whole numbers but not natural.

The difference is that all whole numbers are decimal numbers, but not all decimal numbers are whole numbers. For example a whole number such as 1 is a decimal number but a decimal number such as 1.5 is not a whole number.

True.