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    element of N

    what are natural numbers>?
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    Re: element of N

    Quote Originally Posted by ahmedb View Post
    what are natural numbers>?
    Depending on who is doing the defining they are the positive integers: 1,2, .. or the non-negative integers: 0,1,2...

    There are more formal definitions but they are not appropriate for a question in the Pre-Algebra and Algebra area of MHF

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