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Ray951 Group Title

is 0 a natural number?

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  1. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Nope

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  2. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Natural numbers are positive numbers that start from 1.

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  3. ParthKohli Group Title
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    0 is every number but a natural number.

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  4. Ray951 Group Title
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    ok... thank you

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  5. windsylph Group Title
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    About half of math literature consider it as a natural number, and about half consider it as not..

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  6. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Well actually natural numbers are {1,2,3...}

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  7. Calcmathlete Group Title
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    THink of it this way. natural numbers are numbers you'd use in counting.

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  8. windsylph Group Title
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    My textbook in discrete mathematics, for example, includes 0 as a natural number.Although personally, I don't haha.

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  9. waterineyes Group Title
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    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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  10. Wired Group Title
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_number#History_of_natural_numbers_and_the_status_of_zero :)

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  11. maheshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    :)

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  12. bernardthe1st Group Title
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    why natural numbers considered natural?

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  13. Ray951 Group Title
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    dunno

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  14. maheshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    becoz they r natural lol

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  15. windsylph Group Title
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    Yep that link says it all. Some include 0 as a natural number.

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  16. Wired Group Title
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    Natural @bernardthe1st Read the top of the link I posted. Natural as in what you count with.

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    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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  18. maheshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    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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  19. maheshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    @w is right.

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  20. maheshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    @windsylph

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  21. maheshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    sorry in that para \[0 \ne \natural\]

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  22. maheshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    natural

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  23. cornitodisc Group Title
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    0 is a natural number because it is a real number.

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  24. maheshmeghwal9 Group Title
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    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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