How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Los números ordinales se emplean:
– en títulos:
Queen Elizabeth II = (Queen Elizabeth the Second)
Pope John XXIII = (Pope John the Twenty-third)
– para referirse a siglos:
the 19th century = (the nineteenth century)
– para indicar la fecha:
April 3rd = (April the third)
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13 + 3 = 16 = thirteen plus three is sixteen= thirteen plus three equals sixteen= thirteen and three are sixteen
4 – 1 = 3 = four minus one is three
3 x 2 = 6 = three times two is six= three twos are six
20 ÷ 4 = 5 = twenty divided by four is five
a > b = a is greater than b
b < c = b is less than c
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