# Ch 12: Types of Numbers for Elementary School

### About This Chapter

## Types of Numbers for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

This chapter makes it easy for your elementary school student to fully comprehend various types of numbers. Among number types covered in the lessons are abundant, base, cardinal, consecutive, cubed, deficient, figurative, opposite and rectangular. To find out if your young student understands these numbers, provide access to short lesson quizzes and a practice chapter exam. Any questions about lesson topics can be submitted to our experts.

## Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with types of numbers will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about types of numbers.

- Students who have fallen behind in understanding types of numbers used in math problems
- Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about types of numbers
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about types of numbers
- Students who struggle to understand their math teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra math resources

## How It Works

- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the definition of a cardinal number, how to find the sum of consecutive numbers or other topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Review the lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about types of numbers.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands types of numbers by completing the Types of Numbers for Elementary School chapter exam.

### 1. What is an Abundant Number?

There are so many things we can do with numbers. We can add them, multiply them, find their square roots and much more. In this lesson, you will learn what an abundant number is and how to figure out if a number is abundant.

### 2. What is a Base Number?

What are base numbers and how do we use them in math? The fact is that we deal with base numbers all the time when doing math and we don't even realize we are doing it. Read on to figure out what base numbers are and how we use them.

### 3. What Are Cardinal Numbers? - Definition & Examples

Have you ever heard numbers called cardinal numbers? Have you wondered what that means? This lesson will explain what they are and also give some examples.

### 4. What Are Consecutive Numbers? - Definition & Examples

When numbers are in counting order, they are also in consecutive order. This lesson will review the three different types of consecutive numbers (counting order, even, and odd),

### 5. Finding the Sum of Consecutive Numbers

How long would it take you to add the numbers 1-100? Without the quick thinking of Carl Gauss, it might take you a long time. In this lesson, we'll learn the formula Gauss discovered to add consecutive numbers and how to apply it.

### 6. What is a Cubed Number?

Sometimes in life we need to 'cube' a number, such as when we are trying to find out how many smaller cubes are in a large cube. When we do that, we use multiplication. Read on to find out how!

### 7. What is a Deficient Number?

A deficit is when you don't have enough of something to get what you want or for it to be complete. Did you know that numbers can be deficient? Read along in this lesson to find out about the numbers that just aren't quite complete.

### 8. What Are Figurate Numbers? - Definition & Examples

Do you know what a figurate number is? If you noticed the root word, 'figure', you are on the right track! In this lesson, you will learn about the different types of figurate numbers and how they form shapes.

### 9. What Are Opposite Numbers? - Definition & Examples

Did you know that numbers, just like words, have opposites? In this lesson, we are going to look at numbers using a number line and learn how to show opposite numbers using special signs. So let's get learning and find those special opposite numbers!

### 10. What Are Rectangular Numbers? - Definition & Examples

Did you know there are numbers that when put in a certain order can form shapes? In this lesson, we are going to look at numbers, known as rectangular numbers, that when put in a certain order form a. . . rectangular shape! So, let's get learning and find those special numbers!

### 11. Like & Unlike Terms

Did you know numbers can be alike and different? Some can go together while others cannot. In this lesson, you will learn all about like and unlike terms.

### 12. Is Zero an Integer?

Counting up and down from zero is fun to do. In this lesson, you will learn about integers, the types of integers, and if zero is even an integer at all.

### 13. Is Zero a Natural Number?

Think about all the toys you got for Christmas and count all of them in your mind. I bet you counted up to a high number. Well, in this lesson, you'll learn about counting and natural numbers, how to identify natural numbers, and if zero is a natural number at all.

### 14. Sieve of Eratosthenes: Lesson for Kids

Prime numbers are important to mathematicians, and there are many ways to find them. The sieve of Eratosthenes is one of the first that was ever developed, which you'll explore here.

### 15. What Are Twin Prime Numbers?

There are all kinds of numbers: even, odd, positive, negative, and prime numbers, just to name a few. Did you know that there are even twin prime numbers? In this lesson, you'll learn what twin prime numbers are and some interesting facts about them.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Math for Kids course

- Numbers for Elementary School
- Geometry for Elementary School
- Fractions for Elementary School
- Math Basics for Elementary School
- Statistics for Elementary School
- Number Properties for Elementary School
- Algebra for Elementary School
- Math Patterns for Elementary School
- History of Math for Elementary School
- Math Terms for Elementary School
- Working with Numbers for Elementary School
- Measurements for Elementary School
- Working with Data for Elementary School
- Representing Numbers for Elementary School
- Types of Data for Elementary School
- Math Strategies for Elementary School
- Fraction Operations for Elementary School
- Shapes for Elementary School
- Negative Numbers for Elementary School
- Decimals for Elementary School
- Lines & Angles for Elementary School
- Multiplication for Elementary School