40 when a smaller number comes before a larger number in roman numerals it is subtracted from the larger number X meaning ten L meaning 50 X before L 50-10=40
2,553rd comes before 2,554th
Any negative number comes before pi in the number line.
The number that comes before two is one. The number after two is three.
699 comes before and 701 comes after
Two comes before three.
The number that comes after 2 is 1.
The number that comes right before 110 would be 109. The number that comes right after 110 is 111.
Lent starts on Ash Wednesday, which is 40 days before Easter Sunday, not including Sundays. Jesus fasted for 40 days, so that is where the number comes from.
There is no number that comes before or after any other number because you can always insert a nother number between the two. If you meant what INTEGER comes before, the answer is 214