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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Natural numbers are positive numbers that start from 1.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
0 is every number but a natural number.
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windsylphBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
About half of math literature consider it as a natural number, and about half consider it as not..
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well actually natural numbers are {1,2,3...}
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CalcmathleteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
THink of it this way. natural numbers are numbers you'd use in counting.
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windsylphBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
My textbook in discrete mathematics, for example, includes 0 as a natural number.Although personally, I don't haha.
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waterineyesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Natural Numbers are the counting numbers, the number we use when we are counting.. Whole Numbers are the Natural Numbers including 0 in it...
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WiredBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_number#History_of_natural_numbers_and_the_status_of_zero :)
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bernardthe1stBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why natural numbers considered natural?
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maheshmeghwal9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
becoz they r natural lol
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windsylphBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yep that link says it all. Some include 0 as a natural number.
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WiredBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Natural @bernardthe1st Read the top of the link I posted. Natural as in what you count with.
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windsylphBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Excluding or including 0 as a natural number has their own merits, mathematicians say.. So there's really no standard answer to this. It just depends on the context of where you're using natural numbers. And yes please read @Wired's post above, he has a link explaining it.
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maheshmeghwal9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So as a summary; The whole world doesn't take 0 as a natural number though there are some exceptions. & Even if u give exam u should write 0 = natural no. otherwise u know what is the result LOL. @Ray951 k! my friend
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maheshmeghwal9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry in that para \[0 \ne \natural\]
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cornitodiscBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
0 is a natural number because it is a real number.
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maheshmeghwal9Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
write it in exam & wt would u get; u know @cornitodisc The question contains philosophy. u should remember only @Ray951 \[0\color{red}{\ne} \text{{N} No.}\]
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