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How many amendments does the Constitution have?

How many amendments does the Constitution have?

The first 10 amendments to the Constitution are
called the Bill of Rights. They were added in 1791.
Since then, 17 more amendments have been added.
The Constitution currently has 27 amendments. The
27th Amendment was added in 1992. It explains how
senators and representatives are paid. Interestingly,
Congress first discussed this amendment back in 1789
as one of the original amendments considered for the
Bill of Rights.

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