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since percentages have been rounded off to whole numbers, the total will not be exactly equal to 100%
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The nursery is making the same argument as St. Germain about the rounding of the scores to the nearest whole number.

This would follow from Apple's history of revamping the iPhone's form factor with each singular whole number generation.

If Smith’s attempt per game average remains at 31.6, that will give him 347 pass attempts the rest of the year, rounding down to the nearest whole number.

Each whole number increase in magnitude represents a 32fold increase in seismic energy, according to the USGS.

Put differently, the formula xn yn = zn has no whole number solution when n is greater than 2.

The question is: Is there any whole number solution for xn yn = zn?
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15th century
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mathematics : a number (such as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc.) that is not a negative and is not a fraction
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