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    [SOLVED] Counting numbers

    how many counting numbers are less than 3 units from the number 4?
    i checked teh answer and its 5 but i still dont understand why it is 5
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    counting numbers means what?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ADARSH View Post
    counting numbers means what?
    i dont know what to put as teh title so i just "kinda" used a key word as the title, its a general math question nothing specific i just dont understand what its trying to say
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    Was that the exact question??
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    I think you mean natural numbers e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4 etc.

    number line - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

    The bold numbers are all less than three spaces away from 4. It looks like they included 4 as one of the numbers.
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