The only difference between natural numbers and whole numbers is that a zero is included when mentioning whole numbers. Both natural and whole numbers are positive integers and, therefore, don't have any fraction or decimal part.Continue Reading
Natural numbers are either used to count one to one objects or represent the position of an object in a sequence. They start from one and go on to infinity.This is why they are sometimes referred to as counting numbers. The only whole number that cannot be classified as a natural number is 0. Counting numbers can further be classified into perfect numbers, composite numbers, co-prime/ relatively prime numbers, prime numbers, even and odd numbers.
The other classifications of numbers include:
Numbers can belong to multiple classification groups.Learn more about Numbers