Uses Of Numbers Homework 1.1

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1. You can use ordinal numbers to show position.
Example:
The teacher finished the sack race in third place.
2. You can use numbers to count.
Example:
There are 4 runners in the sack race.
3. You can use numbers to measure.
Example:
The sack is 2 feet wide.
4. You can use numbers to label.
Example:
The race starts at 11:00.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Tell how each number is used. Write position, count, measure, or label for each. (Do not capitalize your answer.) 16 cats

    Explanation
    The given statement "16 cats" is indicating the number of cats. The word "16" represents the count of cats, as it specifies the quantity or number of cats present. Therefore, the correct answer is "count."

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  • 2. 

    Tell how each number is used. Write position, count, measure, or label for each. (Do not capitalize your answer.) 20 pounds

    Explanation
    The given answer "measure" correctly identifies the usage of the number "20 pounds" as a measure. In this context, "20 pounds" refers to a specific weight or mass, indicating that it is being used as a measurement of quantity.

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  • 3. 

    Tell how each number is used. Write position, count, measure, or label for each. (Do not capitalize your answer.) second in line

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "position" because the phrase "second in line" indicates the placement or position of the number. It describes the order or sequence in which the numbers are arranged, specifically highlighting that the number being referred to is the second one in that sequence.

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  • 4. 

    Complete. 2, 4, 6, ____

    Explanation
    The given sequence follows a pattern of adding 2 to each number. Starting from 2, we add 2 to get 4, then add 2 again to get 6. Therefore, the next number in the sequence would be 6 + 2 = 8.

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  • 5. 

    Complete. first, second, ______, fourth (Do not capitalize your answer.)

    Explanation
    The given sequence follows a pattern of counting numbers. The first number is "first," the second number is "second," and the fourth number is "fourth." Therefore, the missing number in the sequence would be "third."

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  • 6. 

    Complete. 5, 10, ____, 20

    Explanation
    The sequence follows a pattern where each number is obtained by adding 5 to the previous number. Starting with 5, we add 5 to get 10, then add 5 again to get 15. Following the pattern, the next number would be obtained by adding 5 to 15, resulting in 20.

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  • 7. 

    Problem Solving Beth is first in the talent show. Luis is next. In what place is Luis? (Do not capitalize your answer.) 

    Explanation
    Luis is in the second place because the question states that Beth is first in the talent show, and Luis is next. Therefore, Luis follows Beth and is in the second place.

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