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Difference between 'Quantity' and 'Number'


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Quantity
We have a quantity of that which can be measured but not counted.

Number
A number of that which can be counted but not measured.


Sample Usage

Quality
1. We speak of a quantity of milk.
2. The quality of mercy is not strained.
3. We produce several different qualities of paper.

Number
1. Seven was often considered a magic number.


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