The boy has three coats. His coats are in the closet.
According to the above sentences, is this sentence grammatically correct?
The three boy's coats are in the closet.
I know it is wrong, but I do not know why.
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Three is an adjective of quantity that describes the word "coats" not the boy, therefore; it should read: the boy's three coats are in the closet.The example you've provided is grammatically correct but it means that there are three coats that are the size and style of a boy are in the closet, which is not what you're trying to say.