Number, Numeric, Quantity
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1 - About
A number is a mathematical object used to:
- and measure.
When we are interested in the total number of each species of tortoise, or how many individuals there are per square kilometre.
This type of data is called numerical (or quantitative).
2 - Articles Related
3 - Classification
4 - Categorization
Quantitative variables can be further categorized as either:
5 - Extension
In mathematics, the definition of number has been extended over the years to include such numbers as:
- negative numbers,
- irrational numbers,
- and complex numbers.
6 - Documentation / Related
- See java implement of Number: AtomicInteger, AtomicLong, BigDecimal, BigInteger, Byte, Double, DoubleAccumulator, DoubleAdder, Float, Integer, Long, LongAccumulator, LongAdder, Short