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Q: What is the difference between a whole number and natural number?

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A natural number is a number which is positive and a whole number. whole numbers can be also negative.

A natural number is a positive counting number, ie, 0 1 2 3 4. -1 -2 -3 and -4 are whole numbers but cannot be natural numbers as they are negative.

natural numbers are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5..........whole numbers are natural numbers including 0, i.e., 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5..........

All negative integers are whole numbers but not natural numbers. Mathematicians are not agreed about whether 0 is a natural number or not.

It is replacing the number by the whole number such that the difference between the number and that whole number is the smallest that it can be.

an integer is a whole number

0.3 is not a whole number and 3.0 is a whole number

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There is no difference.

There are no differences.

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0 is whole no but not a natural no.

Yes, it is.

True.

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The difference is that all whole numbers are decimal numbers, but not all decimal numbers are whole numbers. For example a whole number such as 1 is a decimal number but a decimal number such as 1.5 is not a whole number.

No its not, zero is a whole number but its not natural!!! :)

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whole numbers are 0,1,2,3,4,5,6 etc. and natural numbers are 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc. so the only difference is that in natural numbers there is no 0

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A negative integer is a whole number but not a natural number.

A natural number is a whole number that's bigger than 0. So 3, 17 and 123343 are both but -17, 0 and -188772 are whole numbers only.

is a natural number a whole number

No. All natural numbers are whole numbers.

Yes, every natural number is a whole number.