# Difference between Cardinal and Ordinal Number

Difference between Cardinal and Ordinal Number

## Difference between Cardinal and Ordinal Number

### Cardinal Number

A Cardinal Number is a number that shows (says) quantity or how many of something or someone.

Examples:

One book (it means there is a book).

Two pens (it means that the quantity of pens is two).

Three boxes of eggs (it means that there are three boxes of eggs).

Four glasses of water (it means that the quantity of water is four glasses)

Five girls (it means that the quantity of girls is five).

Six boys (it means that the quantity of boys is six).

### Ordinal Number

An Ordinal Number is a number that shows (tells) about the position or (order) of something or someone in a list or an order or a distribution. (Also read : Function and Pattern of Auxiliary Modal SHALL)

Examples:

1st box (it means that the ordering of something in the box is number one).

2nd rank (it means that the rank position of someone or something is number two).

3rd child (it means that the position of the child is number three).

4th birth (it means that the birth of someone or something is number four).

5th card (it means that the distribution of the card is number five). (Also read other article at : Latihan Online Soal Uraian Simple Present Tense)

### Below is the list to show the Difference between Cardinal and Ordinal Number

 Cardinal Number Ordinal Number 1 = One2 = Two3 = Three4 = Four5 = Five 6 = Six7 = Seven8 = Eight9 = Nine10 = Ten11 = Eleven12 = Twelve13 =Thirteen14 = Fourteen16 = Fifteen16 = Sixteen17 = Seventeen18 = Eighteen19 = Nineteen20 = Twenty21 = Twenty one22 = twenty two23 = twenty three24 = twenty four. . . = . . . . . .30 = thirty31 =  thirty one32 = Thirty two. . .  = . . . . . .40 = forty41 = forty one. . . = . . . . . .50 = fifty60 = sixty70 = seventy80 = eighty90 = ninety100 = one hundred105 = one hundred five200 = two hundred268 = two hundred sixty eight1000 = one thousand1000000 = one million 1st = first2nd = second3rd = third4th = fourth5th = fifth6th = sixth7th = seventh8th = eighth9th = ninth10th = tenth11th =eleventh12th = twelfth13th = thirteenth14th = fourteenth15th = fifteenth16th = sixteenth17th = seventeenth18th = eighteenth19th = nineteenth20th = twentieth21st = twenty first22nd = twenty second23rd = twenty third24th = twenty fourth. . .  = . . . . . .30th = thirtieth31st = thirty first32nd = thirty second. . .  = . . . . . .40th = fortieth41st = forty first. . .  = . . . . .50th = fiftieth60th = sixtieth70th = seventieth80th = eightieth90th = ninetieth100th = hundredth105th = hundred fifth200th = two hundredth268th = two hundred sixth eighth1000th = thousandth1000000th = millionth

To make difference between cardinal and ordinal number, we usually construct ordinal number by adding “TH” from in the end of cardinal number, such as: 4 + th = 4th, 7 + th = 7th, 2876 + th = 2876th, etc. (except for number: 1 + st = 1st, 2 + nd = 2nd and 3 + rd = 3rd ). (Also read other article at : Istilah Seputar Teknologi Informasi dan Komunikasi)

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