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What are Natural Numbers

Whole numbers that is used in counting. In Computer Science it includes 0.

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What are Rational Numbers

Any value that can be expressed as a ratio or a fraction. Includes integer values.

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What are Irrational Numbers

A value that cannot be expressed as a fraction and has an endless series of non-repeating digits.

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What are Integer Numbers

A whole number that could be positive or negative

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What are Real Numbers

Any number that is natural, rational or irrational. The set of real numbers is the set of all possible real world quantities. NOT IMAGINARY NUMBERS

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What are Ordinal Numbers

Describe the numerical position or objects(1st, 2nd etc.) Used in lists as a pointer, characters and integers are examples of ordinal data types.