Four - Definition with Examples

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What is number four? 
In mathematics, the number 4 represents a quantity or value of 4. 

The whole number between 3 and 5 is 4. The number name of 4 is four. 

Number 4 Number Name Four Four 4 Fingers

Little Kevin is showing 4 fingers. 

Here are 4 balloons, 4 penguins, and 4 toy cars. 

Four Things Around Us

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  • 4 is a natural number.
  • 4 s a even number.
  • 4 is a composite number.
  • 4 is the only number whose number name "four" is spelt with the exact same number of letters as the number itself.
 

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Four little lion cubs,
Playing on the shore.
Found a little blue boat, 
And four wooden oars!
 

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Children can be asked to observe or count things around them that are four in number. 
Instead of handing out number worksheets to your child, you can ask them how many tires a car has, the number of legs a dog has, or the number of seasons through a year. 
You can also discuss how two of a pair make four. Ask your child to pick two of their favorite pair of shoes.
 

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