Definition of


A number is a count or measurement.

They are really an idea in our minds. We write or talk about numbers using numerals such as "5" or "five". We could also hold up 5 fingers, or tap the table 5 times. These are all different ways of referring to the same number.

There are also different types of numbers, such as whole numbers (1,2,3) decimals (1.48, 50.5), fractions (1/2, 3/8), and more.

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