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what is 3 1/2 as a whole number

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Whole numbers are are all the nonnegative integers {0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,...}

$$3\frac{1}{2}=3.5$$ and because it has a decimal in it, $$3\frac{1}{2}$$ cannot be expressed as a whole number.

TheXSquaredFactor  Jul 28, 2017
edited by TheXSquaredFactor  Jul 28, 2017