# Five - Definition with Examples

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What is number five?
In mathematics, the number 5 represents a quantity or value of 5.

The whole number between 4 and 6 is 5. The number name of 5 is five.

Little Sam is showing 5 fingers.

Here are 5 balloons, 5 birds, and 5 apples.

 Fun Facts 5 is a natural number. 5 is a odd number. 5 is the only prime number that is the sum of two consecutive prime numbers, namely 2 and 3. 5 is also the only prime number to end with 5 in ones place.

## Lets sing!

Five little penguins play the congo,
Five little penguins waddle in a row.
Look at them dance to the jive,
One, two, three, four and five!

## Lets do it!

Children can be asked to observe or count five things around them. For instance, you can ask your child to walk to aisle five or pick out five quantities of an item while shopping for grocery.

You can also ask your child to pick out five of their favorite crayons or pencils while they are working on coloring worksheets.

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