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explain how a number can name something

A number can name something by referring to a set of objects. Numbers are often used as nouns, naming things. For instance consider these sentences in which numbers are naming things and are used as nouns.
My answer is 49.
Seven is my lucky number.
I played the ten of spades.
Eight plus two is ten.
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