Common Core Math Vocabulary

# Nine - Definition with Examples

## Let's learn!

**What is number nine?**

In mathematics, the number 9 represents a quantity or value of 9.

The whole number between 8 and 10 is 9. The number name of 9 is nine.

Little Riri is showing 9 fingers.

Here are 9 balloons, 9 ducklings, and 9 bunches of cherries.

## Let's sing!

*Nine little yellow ducks,*

*Waddling in a line.*

*Count them on – one to nine!*

## Let's do it!

Children can be asked to observe or count things around them that are nine in number.

Instead of handing out number worksheets to your child, you can discuss various facts related to number nine such as the number of players in a baseball team, the number of holes a golf course has, the number of points required to win a game of squash or the number of symphonies Beethoven wrote.

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