Ordinal Numbers Adult Numeracy, Entry 2, Functional Maths, Hot Potato, Number Add comments Feb 182012 Ordinal numbers show us positions. First and Second are ordinal numbers. So we might say Nadeem came first in the race and Eric came second. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.