How to write 16 in words
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What is a cardinal number - Definition of Cardinal NumberA number (such as 1, 2, 100 or 253 ) used to indicate quantity but not order. kind of number used to denote the size of a mathematical, including infinite sets. A Cardinal Number is a number that says how many of something there are.
What is a ordinal number - Definition of Ordinal NumberIn common usage, an ordinal number is an adjective which indicates the place, position or order of an object in relation to others: first, second, third, etc. An Ordinal Number tells the position of something in a list, such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and so on.
In short we could say:
- Cardinal -> how many
- Ordinal -> position
Table of Cardinal versus Ordinal Numbers
|Cardinal Numbers||Ordinal Numbers|
|zero or naught or cipher||0||-||-|
|two||2||second||2d or 2nd|
|three||3||third||3d or 3rd|
|twenty-two||22||twenty-second||22d or 22nd|
|twenty-three||23||twenty-third||23d or 23rd|
|thirty-two||32||thirty-second||32d or 32nd|
|forty-two||42||forty-second||42d or 42nd|
|one hundred||100||hundredth or one hundredth||100th|
|one hundred and one or one hundred one||101||hundred and first or one hundred and first||101st|
|one hundred and two etc||102||one hundred and second||102d or 102nd|
|two hundred||200||two hundredth||200th|
|three hundred||300||three hundredth||300th|
|four hundred||400||four hundredth||400th|
|five hundred||500||five hundredth||500th|
|six hundred||600||six hundredth||600th|
|seven hundred||700||seven hundredth||700th|
|eight hundred||800||eight hundredth||800th|
|nine hundred||900||nine hundredth||900th|
|one thousand or ten hundred||1||thousandth or one thousandth||1,000th|
|two thousand||2||two thousandth||2,000th|
|five thousand||5||five thousandth||5,000th|
|ten thousand||10||ten thousandth||10,000th|
|one hundred thousand||100||(One) hundred thousandth||100,000th|
|one million||1,000,000||millionth or one millionth||1,000,000th|