How high can you count?
How about counting to one hundred or one thousand?
The numbers you use for counting are called "cardinal numbers", for example:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10...
eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen...
Here are some other "cardinal numbers" you need to remember for counting:
The numbers you use to talk about the order of things are called "ordinal numbers", for example:
My horse came in first.
I was the fifth person in line.
Here are the first ten ordinal numbers:
Sometimes numbers aren't expressed in cardinal or ordinal numbers.
Here are a few examples:
a pair/couple (2)
a few (2 or 3)
several (more than 3 but not many)
a dozen (12)
a half dozen (6)
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