Unit, Number and Numeral

What is Unit?

A Unit is something that denotes a single thing.


A pen, a girl, a day etc.

What is Number?

A Number denotes how many times a unit is taken.


Joseph is sixteen years old. There are seven days in a week.

What is Numeral?

A Numeral is a symbol which is a number used to represent the number.


Four is represented by the symbol \(5\) which is a numeral.