What are the numeral adjectives in the following sentence?: The three pronged approach worked very well.

1 Answer
May 23, 2018

The numeral adjective in the given sentence is "three".


Numeral adjectives are used to determine the exact number of nouns or order in which the noun is.

There are two common types of numeral adjectives:

  • Cardinal adjectives give the number of the noun.
    #rarr#one, two, three, four...

  • Ordinal adjectives give the order of the noun.
    #rarr# first, second, third, fourth...

In your sentence, there is one number adjective. The cardinal number three:

The #color(blue)"three"# pronged approach worked very well.