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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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Having a whole number of presidents not gotten congressional approval from  TURNER: Yes. KURTZ:  whole range of military actions.

To study primes, mathematicians strain whole numbers through one virtual mesh after another until only primes remain.

And since the 19th Century, pi has been known to be transcendental, meaning that no combination of its powers can add up to a whole number.

This month, their Work Places involved fluently adding and subtracting multidigit whole numbers.

As Wired reports, there are a whole number of different ways to do so, with varying degrees of intensity.

Prorated over 16 games, Goodwin’s pergame averages over the last five weeks come out to a 67catch, 1,388yard, threetouchdown season, all rounded down to the nearest whole number.

Historically, there have also been 35 stock market corrections in the S&P 500 of 10% or more, when rounded to the nearest whole number, since 1950.

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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