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How should I phrase a question that must be answered with an ordinal number (e.g., the third prime)?
How to ask a question to get a cardinal number answer

I want to frame a question for which the answer will be :

Obama is the 46th president

I am not looking for "who is the 46th president?" I trying to ask a question where I want to quiz the other person on Obama's turn (46) as a president.

For instance(incorrectly)

"Howmanyth" president is Obama ?

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Obama is the 44th President. Get your facts straight. –  RegDwigнt May 21 '12 at 9:07
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