### Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers

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**Cardinal numbers:**The counting numbers 1, 2, 3, 4…………… are also known as cardinal numbers. It tells “how many” such as one, two, three, four etc.*Example:***5**ducklings**Ordinal numbers:**These numbers represent the positions of the objects placed in order i.e. first, second etc. Ordinal numbers do not show quantity. They only**show rank or position.***Example:*

__If we start from left to right__Car

Fish

Flowers

Duck

Dog

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Fifth

If we start from right to left

Car

Fish

Flowers

Duck

Dog

Fifth

Fourth

Third

Second

First

**Ordinal Numbers**Ist

first

11th

eleventh

21st

twenty-first

31st

thirty-first

2nd

second

12th

twelfth

22nd

twenty-second

40th

fortieth

3rd

third

13th

thirteenth

23rd

twenty-third

50th

fiftieth

4th

fourth

14th

fourteenth

24th

twenty-fourth

60th

sixtieth

5th

fifth

15th

fifteenth

25th

twenty-fifth

70th

seventieth

6th

sixth

16th

sixteenth

26th

twenty-sixth

80th

eightieth

7th

seventh

17th

seventeenth

27th

twenty-seventh

90th

ninetieth

8th

eighth

18th

eighteenth

28th

twenty-eighth

100th

one hundredth

9th

ninth

19th

nineteenth

29th

twenty-ninth

1,000th

one thousandth

10th

tenth

20th

twentieth

30th

thirtieth

1,000,000th

one millionth

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