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

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May 23, 2018

Answer:

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.
    #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.