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Synonyms for cardinal number

the number of elements in a mathematical set

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In a similar way, we form the set of all US states, and we say that the cardinal number of this set is 50.
2 For which numbers k, n are the cardinal numbers [c.
Recall that [alpha],[beta] being cardinal numbers, [alpha] = [absolute value of A], [beta] = [absolute value of B] where, A,B are disjoint sets, the sum [alpha] + [beta] is the cardinal number [gamma] = [absolute value of A [union] B] Y Concerning an infinite sum, if the sets [A.
For example, nouns and cardinal numbers are more plentiful in titles compared to descriptions whereas verbs and adverbs are more common in descriptions compared to titles (White, et al.
For the two systems to be considered as complete number systems it was necessary to find a direct method for producing infinite cardinal numbers, without reference to methods of ordinal generation.
In addition to Emanuel Schongut's lovely illustrations, "Christmas Eve Blizzard" is enhanced for young readers with a Spanish/English glossary for the Spanish words that appear in the text of the story, as well as fun facts about birds (and cardinals in particular), information on making a bird-friendly backyard habitat, easy bird feeder crafts for Christmas and year round, information on what to do if the young reader were to find an injured or orphaned baby bird, and even cardinal numbers and math games
But transfinite cardinal numbers are directly understandable by human minds (though this requires considerable effort), whereas God surpasses all direct human understanding.
Songs originally written to include cardinal numbers (one, two, three, four), such as "Five Little Chickadees," can be adapted to include ordinal numbers.