Mathematically speaking an ordinal number indicates a postitoin in a
sequence. Thus * first, second* and * third* are ordinal
numbers.

- Integers can have ordinal values.
- Real numbers cannot have ordinal values.
- Characters can have ordinal values.
- Finding the ordinal value of a character using ord().
- Finding the successor or predecssor of an ordinal value using succ() or pred().
- The inverse of an ordinal value, using chr().
- An example of ordinals being used.

Thu Jan 21 17:49:55 EST 1999