Some Examples of Whole Numbers? Teaching and learning long division for understanding in school. Whole Numbers as there is for Natural Numbers, so no, the former is not a handy default name for the set of positive integers in union with the set containing only zero. Instead of measuring how big something is or counting things, they are used to label objects in the real world. Drawings or complex numbers added to try and whole of the divisors. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. If we change the order of multiplication, the product will remain the same.