## Further examples::Quantity

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**Quantity**::number Which::numbers Between::relation Theory::property Length::**quantity** Count::michell**Further examples**
Some further examples of quantities are:

- 1.76 litres (liters) of milk, a continuous quantity
- 2
*πr*metres, where*r*is the length of a radius of a circle expressed in metres (or meters), also a continuous quantity - one apple, two apples, three apples, where the number is an integer representing the count of a denumerable collection of objects (apples)
- 500 people (also a count)
- a
*couple*conventionally refers to two objects -
*a few*usually refers to an indefinite, but usually small, number greater than two. -
*quite a few*also refers to an indefinite, but surprisingly (in relation to the context) large number. -
*several*refers to an indefinite, but usually small, number - usually indefinitely greater than "a few". - OPEC has a few members

**Quantity sections**

Intro Background Quantitative structure Quantity in mathematics Quantity in physical science Quantity in logic and semantics Quantity in natural language Further examples References External links

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