Ordinal number sentence example

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  • "The first rose of summer" and "the last rose of summer" are parallel phrases, yet one explicitly introduces an ordinal number and the other does not.
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  • This relation-number is the ordinal number corresponding to n; let it be symbolized by it.
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  • The definition of the ordinal number requires some little ingenuity owing to the fact that no serial relation can have a field whose cardinal number is 1; but we must omit here the explanation of the process.
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  • The ordinal number is the class whose sole member is the null relation - that is, the relation which never holds between any pair of entities.
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  • That first discovered is known as Burali-Forti's contradiction,' and consists in the proof that there both is and is not a greatest infinite ordinal number.
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  • Where a number is expressed in terms of various denominations, a cardinal number usually begins with the largest denomination, and an ordinal number with the smallest.
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  • Note: To make an ordinal number add the suffix -ième.
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