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

May 23, 2018

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

#### Explanation:

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.
$\rightarrow$one, two, three, four...

• Ordinal adjectives give the order of the noun.
$\rightarrow$ first, second, third, fourth...

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

The $\textcolor{b l u e}{\text{three}}$ pronged approach worked very well.