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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  • 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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