# Set of Whole Numbers

## Set of Whole Numbers

The set of numbers that are used to count or to tally objects in a set.

We can also define the set of whole numbers as being the set of cardinals of finite sets.

### Symbols

• The set of whole numbers is noted as $$\mathbb{W}$$.
$$\mathbb{W}$$ = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, …}
• The set of natural numbers is noted as: $$\mathbb{N}$$*.
$$\mathbb{N}$$* = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, …}

### Properties

• The sequence of whole numbers is an infinite sequence.
• The number 0 is a whole number.