When we want to know the quantity or amount of something, we ask questions starting with How much and How many. These kind of questions are very common for doing interaction from one another. There are are a lot of things can be asked with these two phrases.
How much is also used for asking price. It is used when we want to know the PRICE of something. In this case, we can use How much with countable nouns (both singular and plural nouns). The following sentences are some examples. How much is that painting? How much are those shoes? How much did your jacket cost? How much is the dress on display in the window? How much will it cost me? How much does it cost?
How Much is commonly used for asking a quantity with uncountable nouns. These are some examples. How much time do we have to finish the test? How much money did you spend? How much sugar would you like in your coffee? How much paper will I need? How much milk is in the fridge? How much traffic was there on the way to work?
How many is used when we want to know the QUANTITY of something. It is only used with plural countable nouns. The following sentences are some examples. How many days are there in January? How many people work in your company? How many cousins do you have? How many books did you buy? How many countries are there in the world? How many students are in the class right now? How many chairs are there in this room? How many pieces of chocolate would you like?
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