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# Who found counting numbers?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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A prehistoric cave man or woman. Or perhaps earlier hominids.

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### What number is found in the whole numbers but not in the counting numbers?

-3 is one example.

### What is the product of the 10 counting numbers?

Which 10 counting numbers? There is an infinity of counting numbers.

### Are integers counting numbers?

No- not exactly. Negative integers are not counting numbers. Positive integers are identified with counting numbers. Many authors like to start with zero as a counting number.

### Are all negative numbers counting numbers?

Negative numbers are not counting numbers. Counting numbers are the integers starting with 1 and then 2 and so forth.

### If a number is a counting number or the opposite of a counting number then is it an integer?

A counting number is the numbers you lear as a little kid, counting numbers are one and up. Integers include the counting numbers, 0, and the opposite (negative) of counting numbers. So yes, a counting number or the opposite of a counting number is an integer.

### If a number is a counting number or the opposite of a counting number then it is an integer?

A counting number is the numbers you lear as a little kid, counting numbers are one and up. Integers include the counting numbers, 0, and the opposite (negative) of counting numbers. So yes, a counting number or the opposite of a counting number is an integer.

### Is 3.7 a counting number?

No. Counting numbers are whole numbers.

### Can counting numbers be negative?

Conventionally, counting numbers are positive integers: 1, 2, 3 , .... 0 and negative numbers are not considered counting numbers.

### Are whole numbers always a counting numbers?

No. 0 and negative integers are whole numbers but they are not counting numbers.

### Are counting numbers always whole numbers?

Whole numbers include the number 0 and counting numbers do not.

### How are counting and whole numbers the same?

They are not. Counting numbers are a proper subset of whole numbers. Negative integers (-1, -2, -3 etc) are whole numbers but they are not counting numbers.

### What are counting or natural numbers?

Counting numbers are the positive integers: 1, 2, 3, and so on. Natural numbers are the counting numbers along with the number 0.