Published on July 19th, 2014 In category Maths

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Sets of Numbers- A visual representation

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We have all read about Sets of Numbers including Natural Numbers, Whole Numbers, Rational, Irrational numbers and so forth. Here is the visual representation of the universe of sets of numbers.

The following is the general representation of the Numbers in the Number systems

  • The Natural Numbers: N  ( Includes numbers starting from 1, 2 , 3, 4… does not include 0 )
  • The Whole Numbers: No  (o is subscript) (Includes number 0 + natural numbers)
  • Integers: Z ( Include all positive, negative numbers and 0)
  • Positive Integers: Z+
  • Negative Integers: Z–  
  • Rational Numbers: Q  (Has nominator and denominator)
  • Real Numbers: R  ( Includes irrational numbers like √2 , Π etc.)
  • Complex Numbers: C ( These are of form a + bi, a and b can be any integers)