Music Subdivision Question:?

If I was playing in 4/4 time & the bar read: a 8th note, a Quarter note, a Quarter note, a Quarter note & a 8th note... Do I count the 1st 8th note as 1 & the 1st Quarter note as “And?” ... 8th note= 1 (1st) Quarter note= And (2nd) Quarter note= 2 (3rd) Quarter note= 3 (Last) 8th note= 4 Or would: A... show more If I was playing in 4/4 time & the bar read: a 8th note, a Quarter note, a Quarter note, a Quarter note & a 8th note... Do I count the 1st 8th note as 1 & the 1st Quarter note as “And?”

... 8th note= 1
(1st) Quarter note= And
(2nd) Quarter note= 2
(3rd) Quarter note= 3
(Last) 8th note= 4

Or would:

A 8th note, a Quarter note, Quarter note, Quarter note, a 8th note & a 8th note equal = 1, and, 2, 3, 4, and?
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