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Definition of Natural Numbers

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• Natural Numbers
• Common Uses of Natural Numbers
• Natural Numbers

Natural numbers are a set of positive integers, often represented by the symbol N. Natural numbers starts with 1 and goes up to infinity (?). They include numbers such as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, etc. and are used in counting and measuring quantities. They do not include zero, decimal numbers, negative numbers and fractions.

Examples of natural numbers include 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, etc.

Common Uses of Natural Numbers

1. Counting the number of items in a set (e.g. 5 apples).

2. Measuring the length of a distance (e.g. 7 miles).

3. Indicating the number of people in a group (e.g. 9 people).

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