 1. that_039_s_my_name says:

Numbers are made up for counting, not for numbers, as they claimed here.�

Numbers are relative truths. �

The invoice is an absolute truth.�

Numbers are designed to count the amount of something. The number is absolute, since 1=1, 2=2, and so on. That is, the quantity of one thing that we currently have in a single quantity, in other words, there is nothing the same yet is denoted by 1.�

Easier:�

We have one coin, that is, the number is absolute. But the number of coins is written in numbers. And if humanity did not come up with the idea that the number of one thing is denoted by the number 1, then we could also denote it by the number 2, assuming that two means a single quantity.�

The invoice might have been different:�

1,2,3,4…

And such�

5,9,1,2…

The closest absolute number is considered as points,�

That is, one thing is one point, if there are two things, that is two points, and so on.�

That is, the numbers are simply invented by people to calculate the amount of something. They also came up with the idea that different numbers denote different numbers and began to teach this to the rest of the population. Again, for convenience.�

Something like that.

2. alexey_samoilov says:

Numbers, points, planes, lines, geometric shapes, and so on do not exist in nature, because these are all so-called mathematical abstractions. To understand why this is so, you should refer to the basic description of these concepts. For example, a geometric point, according to Euclid, is something that has no parts. As a consequence, the line has no thickness, since the line is the trace of a moving point, and, in turn, the plane is nothing more than the result of the movement of a straight line. Etc. With numbers, it's even easier: just look at “zero” – the purest abstraction.