How to Write Numbers in Words

Numbers in words are composed normally with the assistance of the English alphabets. For instance, 10,00,000  or 1,000,000 in words is read as 10 Lakhs or One million. In the early stage, numbers were used using Roman numbers and this was invented by the Romans. For example, the number 1 was represented as I, the number 2 was represented as II, the number  3 was represented as III, the number 4 was represented as IV, and may more roman numbers like M, L, C was used. Here we will figure out how to compose the numbers from 1 to 100 using words. With the help of this article, kids can start spelling out from number 1 – 1000  in words.

Around the world, English is the most well-known language and it is used extensively to educate students. Therefore, in this article, we will be learning the numbers or numerals in English.  Aside from English, these numbers could be written in different dialects too – like Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Gujarati, French, German, etc.

The numbers are the foundation of Mathematics. Every single idea and concept we learn in Mathematics have numbers included in them. They are utilized for different sorts of calculations. There are additionally various kinds of numbers, which is taught in the Number system chapter. These numbers can be spoken to as words, in standard structure, and using their place value form and face value form.

How to Write Numbers in Words?

Before we jump into advance readings, let’s first learn the basics. Understand and learn the table below:

 Number In Words 0 Zero 1 One 2 Two 3 Three 4 Four 5 Five 6 Six 7 Seven 8 Eight 9 Nine

To compose any number as words, we need to check the place value and understand it. Let us learn bit by bit.

The “ones” place value can hold only one digit. The digits are zero, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, and nine.

Next, the ten’s place. It can hold numbers from 10 – 19. In words, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, and nineteen. The Last number here would be twenty.

After twenty, the number develops from so that they are written in words as thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety.

The former numbers are connected with these words and referenced from one to nine. For instance, twenty-one, twenty-two, and so on.

Let us discover how to compose any given number in words with an example.

Example: Write 42 in words.

The number in one’s place is two. Hence, there are 2 ones.

The number in ten’s place is four. Hence, there are 4 tens.

Therefore, 4 tens and 2 ones = 42. This can be read as forty – two.

The Table Below will Help you Learn How to Spell Numbers in Words.

 1 One 21 Twenty One 41 Forty One 61 Sixty One 2 Two 22 Twenty-Two 42 Forty-Two 62 Sixty Two 3 Three 23 Twenty Three 43 Forty Three 63 Sixty Three 4 Four 24 Twenty Four 44 Forty Four 64 Sixty Four 5 five 25 Twenty Five 45 Forty Five 65 Sixty Five 6 Six 26 Twenty Six 46 Forty Six 66 Sixty Six 7 Seven 27 Twenty Seven 47 Forty Seven 67 Sixty Seven 8 Eight 28 Twenty Eight 48 Forty Eight 68 Sixty Eight 9 Nine 29 Twenty Nine 49 Forty Nine 69 Sixty Nine 10 Ten 30 Thirty 50 Fifty 70 Seventy 11 Eleven 31 Thirty One 51 Fifty One 71 Seventy One 12 Twelve 32 Thirty Two 52 Fifty Two 72 Seventy Two 13 Thirteen 33 Thirty Three 53 Fifty-Three 73 Seventy Three 14 Fourteen 34 Thirty Four 54 Fifty Four 74 Seventy Four 15 Fifteen 35 Thirty Five 55 Fifty  Five 75 Seventy Five 16 Sixteen 36 Thirty Six 56 Fifty Six 76 Seventy Six 17 Seventeen 37 Thirty Seven 57 Fifty Seven 77 Seventy Seven 18 Eighteen 38 Thirty Eight 58 Fifty Eight 78 Seventy Eight 19 Nineteen 39 Thirty Nine 59 Fifty Nine 79 Seventy Nine 20 Twenty 40 Forty 60 Sixty 80 Eighty

 81 Eighty One 82 Eighty Two 83 Eighty Three 84 Eighty Four 85 Eighty Five 86 Eighty Six 87 Eighty Seven 88 Eighty Eight 89 Eighty Nine 90 Ninety 91 Ninety One 92 Ninety Two 93 Ninety Three 94 Ninety Four 95 Ninety Five 96 Ninety Six 97 Ninety Seven 98 Ninety Eight 99 Ninety Nine 100 One Hundred

Previously, we learned how to spell from one to one hundred. Now, to write till one thousand, you need to repeat the terms of every hundredth number. Like 201 is read as two hundred and one and till 299 which is read as two hundred and ninety nine and this continues till nine hundred and ninety nine. Now, after nine hundred and ninety nine comes in 1000. 1000 in words is spelled as one thousand. The table that is given below is a reference table which helps you spell till one thousand.

 Number In Words 100 Hundred 200 Two Hundred 300 Three Hundred 400 Four Hundred 500 Five Hundred 600 Six Hundred 700 Seven Hundred 800 Eight Hundred 900 Nine Hundred 1000 One Thousand or Thousand

Examples

Question 1: Write 66 in words.

Solution: The number in one’s place is six. Hence, there are 6 ones.

The number in ten’s place is six. Hence, there are 6 tens.

Therefore, 6 tens and 6 ones = 66. This can be read as sixty – six.

Question 2: Write 78 in words.

Solution: The number in one’s place is seven. Hence, there are 7 ones.

The number in ten’s place is eight. Hence, there are 8 tens.

Therefore, 7 tens and 8 ones = 78. This can be read as seventy – eight.0