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Counting Numbers

A number is a mathematical object used in counting and measuring. A notational symbol which represents a number is called a numeral, but in common usage the word number is used for both the abstract object and the symbol, as well as for the word for the number. In addition to their use in counting and measuring, numerals are often used to help for labels (telephone numbers), for ordering (serial numbers), and for codes (ISBNs).

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Counting Numbers Definition

The counting number is known as the positive integer or non negative integer. The counting number used only the positive number. The counting number should not use in the zero, negative number, fraction number and decimal numbers. The general format of the counting number is {1, 2, 3, 4, 5…}.
General Rules: Counting numbers include some general rules. Let take ‘A’ is counting number then it follows

⇒ Add ‘A’ to the earlier number
⇒ Skipping and counting each further number by ‘A’.
Here ‘A’ may be a number or symbol or object.

Counting Numbers for Kids

Counting numbers for Kids, counting numbers means that nothing but a count the number of term or addition process. Counting means calculate the total number of item from the whole that is called as Learn counting. In starting stage kids or Child's do not know the count, So here Parents can use counting concept for children’s. In counting process is used for learning the single digit numbers to kids and also how to add the numbers from the whole.

Below are the examples on counting numbers -

Solved Examples

Question 1: In the below pictures, how many stars are there in the first box? Solution:

There are ten stars in the first box. Counting number is ten stars.

Question 2: In the below pictures, count the number of Mickey mouse in the box? Solution:

In the first row of the picture, there are four Mickey Mouse and in the second row of the picture, there are three Mickey Mouse.

Therefore,

Total number of Mickey Mouse is seven. Question 3: In the below picture, Counting the number of teddy bears in the box Solution:

In the first row of the picture, there are three teddy bear and the second row of the picture, there are three teddy bear. And in the third row of the picture also, there are three teddy bear.

Therefore,

Total number of teddy bear is nine. Counting Forward

Introduction: The normal sequence in which we count is called forward counting.

 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

The forward counting is also known as “add 1 more”

When we add 1 to the number we get the number after.like if we add 9 + 1 = 10

That means after 9 we will get 10.

Solved Examples

Question 1: Count forward from 56 to 62
Solution:
For counting forward we will add 1 to the number.
56 + 1 = 57
57 + 1 = 58
58 + 1 = 59
59 + 1 = 60
60 + 1 = 61
61 + 1 = 62
So numbers are 56 , 57 , 58 , 59 , 60 , 61 , 62

Question 2: Count forward from 62 to 66
Solution:
For count forward we will add 1 to the number
62+1 =63
63+1=64
64+1 =65
65+1=66
So numbers are 62, 63, 64, 65 and 66

Counting Backwards

When we count in the reverse sequence, it is called backward counting.

Backward counting is also known as 1 less.

Solved Examples

Question 1: Count backward from 62 to 56
Solution:
For counting backward we will subtract 1 from the number.
62 - 1 = 61
61 - 1 = 60
60 -1= 59
59 - 1 = 58
58 - 1= 57
57 - 1 = 56
So answer is 61, 60, 59, 58, 57 and 56

Question 2: Count backward from 950 to 940
Solution:
For counting backward we will subtract 1 from the number.
So answer is 950 , 949 , 948 , 947 , 946 , 945 , 944 , 943 , 942 , 941 , 940.

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