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How many whole numbers are there between 1 and 100?

  • Last Updated : 17 Aug, 2021

The way of representing the numbers using digits, symbols are called the number system. It is also called the set of values that are used to represent quantity and things. There are mainly 4 types of number systems, the most commonly used is the decimal number system, decimal number system has a base of 10, that is, it uses 10 digits (0- 9) in total to represent numbers. The other types are,

  1. Decimal Number (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 .. (so on) with base 10 ).
  2. Binary Numbers ( set of 0s and 1s with base 2).
  3. Octal Numbers (numbers with base 8 i.e., 558 )
  4. Hexadecimal Numbers ( numbers with base 16, represent using A, B, C, D, E, F)

In a Number system, there are different types of numbers and the numbers having unique features are categorized in a certain category, for example, all numbers generating from 1 and going up to infinity are natural numbers, lets see what are whole numbers,

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Whole Number

The counting numbers including 0 are known as whole numbers. We know that the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 are the counting numbers. And the numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 .. etc are the whole numbers. Whole numbers are denoted as W and Natural numbers are denoted as N. Therefore, it is correct to say,



W= {N} + 0

On the number line, everything on the right side of 0 (including 0), comes under the Whole number’s category.

How many whole numbers are between 1 and 100?

Since, all the numbers from 0 to infinity are whole numbers, while counting whole numbers between 1 and 100, no numbers are left out and all the numbers are considered as whole numbers.

The whole number between 1 and 100 are 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25,26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99.

There are 98 whole numbers between 1 and 100. 

Similar Questions

Question 1: How many whole numbers are between 50 to 100 (inclusive)?

Solution:

The whole number between 50 and 100 are:  50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100.

There are 50 whole numbers between 50 to 100.

Question 2: Are -3, -7, 10, 1/5, 1/2 whole numbers?

Solution:

It is known that, the negative numbers, fractions can’t be a whole number.

Now so,

  • -3, -7 are not the whole numbers.
  • 1/5 is a fraction so, it  can’t be the whole number.
  • 1/2 is a fraction so, it can’t be the whole number.
  • 10 is a whole number.
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