# counting number

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## counting number

n.
A natural number.

## nat′ural num′ber

n.
a positive integer or zero.
[1755–65]
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Criteria to be included in counting number of fibers consisted of the ability to distinguish a single fiber with distinct endomysium.
While many students are inclined to begin their exploration of odd and even numbers with statements such as 'Let n be an even number', it is more advantageous to create a representation in which n may represent any counting number. Multiplying any counting number by two necessarily produces an even number, and this fact can be exploited to represent any even number as 2n.
From the work of Bozegha (2006), the counting number a,b,c, were substituted for as follows.
This article describes a device for counting number of swabs.
Later, when teachers introduce fraction symbolism, students will understand that the numerator is the counting number and the denominator tells what is being counted.
For each even number there is a counting number that describes the even number's position in the ordered sequence of evens.
For example, children must know that they do not need to count objects to figure Out how many there are because (a) the number 4 always refers to a set of four things; (b) the next counting number in the sequence means that a set has been increased by one; and (c) all they need to do to solve the problem is to start counting at four and count up three more numbers.
The increase in the participative management for human capital in the industry is not on the basis of counting number of years as is the practice in public sector.
In English, we use the combination of the counting number (numerator) and the ordinal number (denominator) to name, or verbally represent, fractions.
When success is measured by counting numbers, you only end up with a self-devouring behavior.
We then estimated the SVC by the technique of counting numbers (NC).
He said: "I've never been one for counting numbers."

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