# Number

A **number** is an object used to represent quantity or value.

Examples of numbers include the natural numbers, the integers, the rational numbers, and the real numbers.

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Children:

- Complex number
- Whole number
A term that can refer to three different sets of “numbers that are not fractions”.

- Transcendental number
A transcendental number is one which is not the root of any integer-coefficient polynomial.

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