cardinal number

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Synonyms for cardinal number

the number of elements in a mathematical set

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This familiar grid of numbers has rows and columns both indexed by the counting numbers, with the value in the ith row and jth column the product i x j, as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 shows how students' understanding of the counting numbers can be extended from concrete to more abstract examples involving symbols, numerals and counters on the number line.
Counting numbers imparts Maths in an agile manner that not only will suffice your child's daily dose of maths but will also make a foundation that will last long for sure.
That is the number got by skipping between two couples in a sequence of counting numbers.
The soft pastel colours combined with well executed black and white drawings, gives this book an earthy feel that both highlights the counting numbers and enhances the mood of the wombat.
When it came to counting numbers of preterm births in the world, rather than birth rates, the highest numbers were in India , China , Nigeria , Pakistan , Indonesia and the United States .
He was counting numbers and saying one, two, three, loudly and told Akshay he would fly after that.
Two and Two Make Zero" considers children's acquisition of numerical concepts from a wide range of perspectives including topics that are often overlooked, most notably: the principal properties of the counting numbers in and of themselves; the role that numerical symbols play in number acquisition; the underlying conceptual structure of number symbolization; the import of notational representation of numbers and the advantage of the Hindu-numeral system over the systems it replaced; and, finally, the role social/ parental inputs play in number development.
They advocate a model which takes us back towards counting numbers andstatisticswhen CONCERNED.
Their model takes us back towards counting numbers and statistics when I had hoped we had moved on from that.
If you are only counting numbers, then my goji berries might have a higher sugar number than, say, a candy bar.
Corporal Duncan's dad Andy said: "What gets me is that the pen-pusherin London are counting numbers while my son is out dodging bullets in Afghanistan.
Last night, officials were still in the process of counting numbers in attendance at the event to establish whether a new world record had been set.
SOFTEN contains all the initial letters of all the counting numbers from ONE to however high you want to go, and it separates into S OF TEN, which suggests SYSTEM OF TEN, the decimal system.
There were fans and stewards everywhere while we were holed up in the dressing room counting numbers to see if everyone was in safely.