Number
Sets There
are many subsets of numbers that comprise the set of ... Natural
Numbers_{
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are a subset of ... Whole Numbers _{
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which are a subset of ... Integers _{
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which are a subset
of ... {fractions and terminating decimal numbers in
addition to the above numbers}Rational Numbers which are a subset of the . Real Numbers
[ “ir” at the beginning of a word means “not”; thus, irrational means “not” rational.] Most often
Irrational numbers can be distinguished from other numbers by the use of the radical sign
Therefore, . All numbers that
we will be studying this semester are Real Numbers. That
means that all can be located on the number line. Real NumbersThe views and
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