What are the Different Types of Numbers?


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Which family of numbers begins with the numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, …?

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1. Which two groups of numbers do NOT have any numbers in common?

2. The number 1 falls into all of the following families EXCEPT which group?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your ability to name the different categories of numbers, such as natural, irrational, and whole numbers. You'll be asked to name the classification of a group of numbers, as well as identify important information about certain groups of numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be quizzed on the following concepts:

  • Natural numbers
  • Whole numbers
  • Integers
  • Rational numbers
  • Irrational numbers

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz combination will allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on various types of numbers
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as rational and irrational numbers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the various categories of numbers

Additional Learning

If you would like more information regarding the different kinds of numbers, take a look at the adjoining lesson called What are the Different Types of Numbers? The lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definitions of the various kinds of numbers
  • Examples of the numbers that fall into the specific categories
  • Numbers that fit into multiple categories of rational numbers, as well as those numbers which are in a category all on their own