Math and Arithmetic

Numbers

# What is a cardinal number?

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###### 2010-02-27 21:53:41

Ordinals are for ordering...first, second, third. Cardinals are

for counting...1,2,3

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### What is cardinal measurement?

A cardinal number, or measurement in this case, tells you how
many there is. As in one, two, three, four, five and so on.
Cardinal is 'counting'.
.
For further information, a nominal number is a number used only
in name. As in a postal code or a model number. An ordinal number
tells you the position of something. As in 1st, 2nd. 3rd. and so
on