• andy chuks The Natural Numbers
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    First numbers we ever meet are WHOLE NUMBERS, also called the NATURAL NUMBERS, and these are written down using NUMERALS. usually they are written using the ten numerals 0, 1, 2 ..., 9 where the position of a numeral dictates the value that it represents (eg 426 stands for 4 hundreds and two tens and 6 units. i.e 200 + 40 + 6). Here the numerals 4, 2 and 6 are called the hundreds, tens and unit coefficients respectively. This is the PLACE VALUE PRINCIPLE.
    23 July 2010Comment
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