Natural Numbers

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true about natural numbers:

- The set of natural numbers is

{1, 2, 3, . . . }. - The set of natural numbers includes the positive integers.
- Natural numbers are also called counting numbers.

Example

Non-example

0

0 is not a natural number as it is not a member of the set {1, 2, 3, . . . }.

-1

-1 is not a natural number as it is not a positive integer.

TEKS: 6(2)(A), 8(2)(A)