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Ronald A Ward

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Whole Numbers/Integers
Posted: Mar 19, 1998 6:13 PM
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When someone says "A whole number IS an integer," I assume he/she is
using the IS of membership or belonging, as opposed, say, to the IS of
existence or the IS of definition. I suppose one could also say, in the
same spirit, a whole number IS a rational number, or a whole number IS a
real number, or a whole number IS a complex number. But I'm with Judith
on this one. :)

Ron Ward

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