Common Core Math Vocabulary

Five - Definition with Examples

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What is Five? 
The whole number between 4 and 6 is 5.
In mathematics, the number 5 represents a quantity or value of 5.
The number name of 5 is five.

Number 5 Number Name Five Five 5 Fingers

Little Sam is showing 5 fingers. 
There are 5 balloons, 5 birds and 5 apples. 

Five Things Around Us

     Fun Facts :

  • 5 is a natural number.
  • 5 is a odd number.
  • 5 is the only prime number that is the sum of two consecutive prime numbers, namely 2 and 3.


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5 little penguins play the congo,
5 little penguins waddle in a row.
Look at them dance to the jive, 
One, two, three, four and five!


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Children can be asked to observe or count 5 things around them. For instance, you can ask your child to walk to aisle 5 or pick out 5 quantities of an item while shopping for grocery. You can also, ask your child to pick out 5 of his/her favorite crayons or pencils while they are working on coloring  worksheets. 

Number 5 Real Life Activity

See also
Number, Natural Number, Whole Number, Odd number, Prime Number, Four, Six

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