Q: Who found counting numbers?

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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.

No. Counting numbers are whole numbers.

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

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

The set of counting numbers is a proper subset of the whole number. The latter includes negative counting numbers. Also, there is no consensus as to whether 0 belongs to counting numbers or whole numbers.

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-3 is one example.

Which 10 counting numbers? There is an infinity of 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.

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

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.

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.

No. Counting numbers are whole numbers.

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

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

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

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.

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