The term whole number is used in mathematics in reference to a member of the collection of positive integers and zero. It may also be simply defined as a positive integer or just an integer.

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whole number

NOUN
[MATHEMATICS]

1.

one of the positive integers or zero; any of the numbers (0, 1, 2, 3, …).

2.

(loosely) integer.

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A whole number is defined as any number that's positive and has no fractional part and it is not a decimal. As long as it passes those rules, it counts.

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