Ordinal Numbers Tutorial

Ordinal Number is the number used to represent the numerical position/rank of an object. This is different from the cardinal number( 1, 2, 3 etc ) , which represents only the quantity.

If 10 people take part in a swimming competition - the first three winning positions are represented as follows:
1st - First 
2nd - Second 
3rd - Third




Ordinal numbers 1-10
NumberOrdinal Number
1First
2Second
3Third
4Fourth
5Fifth
6Sixth
7Seventh
8Eighth
9Ninth
10Tenth
Ordinal numbers 11-20
NumberOrdinal Number
11Eleventh
12Twelfth
13Thirteenth
14Fourteenth
15Fifteenth
16Sixteenth
17Seventeenth
18Eighteenth
19Nineteenth
20Twentieth

















Ordinal numbers 21-30
NumberOrdinal Number
21Twenty First
22Twenty Second
23Twenty Third
24Twenty Fourth
25Twenty Fifth
26Twenty Sixth
27Twenty Seventh
28Twenty Eighth
29Twenty Ninth
30Thirtieth
Ordinal numbers 10-100
NumberOrdinal Number
10Tenth
20Twentieth
30Thirtieth
40Fortieth
50Fiftieth
60Sixtieth
70Seventieth
80Eightieth
90Ninetieth
100Hundredth