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(ˈkaːdənl) adjective
chief; principal. cardinal sins.
(the status of) one of the men next in rank to the Pope in the Roman Catholic Church.
cardinal numbers numbers expressing quantity (1,2,3 etc). See also ordinal numbers
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First, he juxtaposed the ordinal ranking inherent in valuation with cardinal numbers in which the goods being ranked are measured He did this to demonstrate a principle of economic calculation.
His constituency may be the last in the cardinal numbers but has great importance due to the CPEC.
His constituency may be the last in the cardinal numbers but has a great importance as the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes from the same constituency via Gwadar Coastal route.
The book begins with an overview of preliminary notions and tools such as cardinal numbers, abstract and linear algebra, residual subsets, and lineability, spaceability, and algebrability.
Which cardinal numbers' alphanumeric values equal the numbers themselves, or come closest, counting or not counting "hundred" and "and"?
He also assumes students to be familiar enough with Zorn's lemma, commutative diagrams, and ordinal and cardinal numbers that his brief review will suffice.
The most robust multi-objective method has to satisfy the following condition: the method of multiple objectives based on cardinal numbers is more robust than this one based on ordinal numbers.
Later, in his now famous speech given to the International Conference of Mathematicians at Paris in 1900, David Hilbert posed as his first problem (of 23) whether there are any nondenumerable sets whose cardinal numbers lie between [N.sub.0] and c.
The preceding proposition implies that the cardinal numbers [c.sub.2] ([H.sup.n]) are finite.