It is a prime odd number in exactly in the middle between zero and ten. Five is the number of fingers in every hand, and the number of toes in every foot. The number of oceans in the world is five. The five senses are sight, smell, sound, touch and taste. The five basic tastes are sweet, salty, sour, bitter and umami (delicious). Most roses have five petals. The number of cents in a nickel.