# Numbers and Math 1

# Numbers and Math 1

### Numbers one to five

The number one (bat) is treated as an adjective, and goes to the right, and as takes grammatical suffixes.

- Mutil baten liburua da. It is one boy's book.

The rest of the numbers go the the left and are not changed.

- Bi gizon daude. There are two men.
- (note that gizon is in the Indefinite form)

### Zenbat

- Zenbat (how many, how much) is used to make questions about quantity.

### Verbs

When discussing math, the verb IZAN (da/dira) is used, as this is always true.

- Zenbat da sei gehi bi. How much is six plus two.
- Hamar ken bederatzi bat da. Ten minus nine is one.
- Sei gehi lau, hamar dira. Six plus four are ten.
- Sei behi eta lau txerri hamar animalia dira. Six cows and four pigs are ten animals.

When discussing quantity (how many or there are), EGON (dago, daude) is used.

- Zenbat gizon daude? How many men are there?
- Mutiko bat dago etxean. One boy is in the house.
- Sei behi daude. There are six cows.

### Vocabulary Numbers and Math 1

- zero: zero
- bat: one
- bi: two
- hiru: three
- lau: four
- bost: five
- euro: euro
- zenbat: How much/many?