term for a child's ability to see numbers as representations of quantities

Not sure what forum to put this in, but I was wondering if there is a term for the stated ability above.

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**Jman115** Not sure what forum to put this in, but I was wondering if there is a term for the stated ability above.

best term I can think of ... "number sense"

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**Jman115** Not sure what forum to put this in, but I was wondering if there is a term for the stated ability above.

If this a serious question then Skeeter is spot on!

Here is book for you: __THE NUMBER SENSE: __*How The Mind Creates Mathematics* by Stanislas Dehaene.