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WHOLE NUMBER
Definition of Whole Numbers
The numbers in the set {0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, . . . . } are called whole numbers.
In other words, whole numbers is the set of all counting numbers plus zero.
More About Whole Numbers
Whole numbers are not fractions, not decimals.Whole numbers are nonnegative integers
Video Examples: Whole Numbers  An Introduction
Solved Example on Whole Numbers
Ques: Annual revenues of three companies are $4,234,223, $6,246,234 and $2,234,233. Which of them is the least?
Choices:

A. $2,234,233
B. $4,234,223
C. $6,246,234
Correct Answer: A
Solution:

Step 1: To compare numbers, begin with the greatest place and compare the digits
Step 2:[Write the whole numbers one below the other to compare the digits in the corresponding places.]
4 2 3 4 2 2 3
6 2 4 6 2 3 4
2 2 3 4 2 3 3
Step 3: 2 million is less than 4 millions and 6 million. [Digits in the millions place.]
Step 4: So, 2,234,233 is less than 4,234,223 and 6,246,234
Step 5: Revenue of $2,234,233 is the least among the given
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