## 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.

Fun Facts1. 9 is a natural number. 2. 9 is an odd number. 3. 9 is a composite number. 4. 9 is the sum of the first three consecutive odd numbers: 1, 3 and 5. |

## 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.

## Related Math Vocabulary

Number, Whole Number, Odd Number, Number Name,Composite Number, Eight, Ten