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# 10 Examples of Cardinal Numbers

September 14, 2023
written by Rida Mirza

Cardinal numbers are basic numbers in math that show quantity or count. They tell us how many of something there are, unlike ordinal numbers that show order or position.

## Examples of Cardinal Numbers

### 1: Zero

Zero represents having no quantity or none. It is the starting cardinal number.

### 2: One

One means a single unit or object. It is the first natural counting number.

### 3: Two

Two denotes a pair or couple. It is the smallest prime number.

### 4: Three

Three signifies a trio or group of three. It is the first odd prime number.

### 5: Ten

Ten represents a group of 10 items. It is the base of our decimal number system.

### 6: Hundred

Hundred means 100 things. It is 10 sets of 10 objects.

### 7: Thousand

Thousand indicates 1,000 or 10 hundreds. It is 10 cubed.

### 8: Million

Million signifies 1,000,000 or a thousand thousands. It has 6 zeros.

### 9: Billion

Billion represents 1,000,000,000 or a million millions. It has 9 zeros.

### 10: Googol

Googol is the number 10^100. It has 100 zeros after the

Cardinal numbers are basic numbers that express an amount. From zero to numbers with many zeros, they show quantity.

This includes single digit numbers, two digit numbers like ten, powers of ten like hundred and thousand, and very large numbers like googol.

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