# Counting

Counting is the process of calculating the quantity of a group of objects. In math, quantity is represented using a number formed by the ten digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. This notation is called base ten.

## Quantity

Each of the ten base digits are associated with a quantity. As one counts a quantity of items the digits follow a pattern.

Number | Quantity |
---|---|

## Counting Numbers

Shown below are the first 100 numbers used for counting.