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Ordinal Numbers are those numerals which are used in identifying the position of objects or persons. They are also called as positioning numbers. If there is a specified list of persons or objects, then the position of each object or person can be determined by using ordinal numbers. The ordinal numbers can be written using numerals as prefix and adjectives as a suffix, for example, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and so on.

Ordinal numbers can be used for identifying the position of certain objects or persons from a specified list. For example, we can use ordinal numbers in the following ways;

Rita always comes 1st in the class.

Raju is standing in the 4th place in the queue.

Ritu came 2nd in the race.

The 8th table is reserved.

The representation of Ordinal numbers in the form of a chart is known as Ordinal Chart.

A list of Ordinal Numbers charts with pictures is given below for a better understanding.

The list below represents the ordinal numbers both in numerals and in words from 1 to 10

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Ordinal Numbers 1 to 100 is the representation of numbers in the form of ordinals 1 to 100.

How to write the ordinal numbers from 1 to 100? So, here is the answer, we have added the list of ordinal numbers 1 to 100, and you can see from here how to write ordinal number 1 to 100, and for better understanding, we have segregated the chart on ordinal numbers into two parts, one part has ordinal numbers from 1 to 50, and the other chart consists of ordinal numbers 51 to 100.

There are other types of numbers also they are:

Cardinal Numbers

Nominal Numbers

Cardinal Numbers are those types of numbers which are used for counting the number of objects or persons in a specified list. Cardinal Numbers are used for representing the cardinality of the number of elements in a set. For example, cardinal numbers can be; one, two, three, four, five and so on.

Nominal Numbers are a set of numbers that are used as labelling of certain items or places so that they can be identified easily. Nominal numbers can be used as area codes, on number plates of vehicles, etc. Any operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is meaningless on nominal numbers.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What is the Difference Between Ordinal Numbers and Cardinal Numbers?

Ans: The Difference between ordinal numbers and cardinal numbers is as follows:

Ordinal Numbers are those kinds of numbers which are used to rank or arrange different sets of objects in order. These numbers are used in identifying the position of various objects or persons from a specified list. Cardinal numbers are those numbers which are used in counting the number of objects or persons. Cardinal numbers are also called counting numbers.

Examples of Ordinal Numbers are 1st or First, 2nd or Second, 3rd or Third, 4th or Fourth, 5th or Fifth, etc.

Examples of Cardinal Numbers are One, Two, Three, Four, Five, etc.

2. Show a Chart Describing Cardinal Numbers.

Ans: As we know, cardinal numbers are counting numbers. Here, we have provided a cardinal numbers chart for a better understanding of the learners.

1: One | 11: Eleven | 21: Twenty-One | 31: Thirty-One |

2: Two | 12: Twelve | 22: Twenty-Two | 32: Thirty-Two |

3: Three | 13: Thirteen | 23: Twenty-Three | 33: Thirty-Three |

4: Four | 14: Fourteen | 24: Twenty-Four | 34: Thirty-Four |

5: Five | 15: Fifteen | 25: Twenty-Five | 35: Thirty-Five |

6: Six | 16: Sixteen | 26: Twenty-Six | 36: Thirty-Six |

7: Seven | 17: Seventeen | 27: Twenty-Seven | 37: Thirty-Seven |

8: Eight | 18: Eighteen | 28: Twenty-Eight | 38: Thirty-Eight |

9: Nine | 19: Nineteen | 29: Twenty-Nine | 39: Thirty-Nine |

10: Ten | 20: Twenty | 30: Thirty | 40: Forty |