# Numbers In Words

**Numbers in words** are written using the English alphabet. Numbers can be expressed both in words and figures. For example, 100,000 in words is written as **One Lakh** or **One hundred thousand**. Numbers in words can be written for all the natural numbers, based on the place value of digits, such as ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, and so on.

## List of Numbers in Words (1 to 100)

The below table contains numbers names from 1 to 100 in English words. The **spelling of numbers from 1 to 100** are given here for students to make them learn.

1 | One | 21 | Twenty-one | 41 | Forty-one | 61 | Sixty-one | 81 | Eighty-one |

2 | Two | 22 | Twenty-two | 42 | Forty-two | 62 | Sixty-two | 82 | Eighty-two |

3 | Three | 23 | Twenty-three | 43 | Forty-three | 63 | Sixty-three | 83 | Eighty-three |

4 | Four | 24 | Twenty-four | 44 | Forty-four | 64 | Sixty-four | 84 | Eighty-four |

5 | Five | 25 | Twenty-five | 45 | Forty-five | 65 | Sixty-five | 85 | Eighty-five |

6 | Six | 26 | Twenty-six | 46 | Forty-six | 66 | Sixty-six | 86 | Eighty-six |

7 | Seven | 27 | Twenty-seven | 47 | Forty-seven | 67 | Sixty-seven | 87 | Eighty-seven |

8 | Eight | 28 | Twenty-eight | 48 | Forty-eight | 68 | Sixty-eight | 88 | Eighty-eight |

9 | Nine | 29 | Twenty-nine | 49 | Forty-nine | 69 | Sixty-nine | 89 | Eighty-nine |

10 |
Ten |
30 |
Thirty |
50 |
Fifty |
70 |
Seventy |
90 |
Ninety |

11 | Eleven | 31 | Thirty-one | 51 | Fifty-one | 71 | Seventy-one | 91 | Ninety-One |

12 | Twelve | 32 | Thirty-two | 52 | Fifty-two | 72 | Seventy-two | 92 | Ninety-two |

13 | Thirteen | 33 | Thirty-three | 53 | Fifty-three | 73 | Seventy-three | 93 | Ninety-three |

14 | Fourteen | 34 | Thirty-four | 54 | Fifty-four | 74 | Seventy-four | 94 | Ninety-four |

15 | Fifteen | 35 | Thirty-five | 55 | Fifty-five | 75 | Seventy-five | 95 | Ninety-five |

16 | Sixteen | 36 | Thirty-six | 56 | Fifty-six | 76 | Seventy-six | 96 | Ninety-six |

17 | Seventeen | 37 | Thirty-seven | 57 | Fifty-seven | 77 | Seventy-seven | 97 | Ninety-seven |

18 | Eighteen | 38 | Thirty-eight | 58 | Fifty-eight | 78 | Seventy-eight | 98 | Ninety-eight |

19 | Nineteen | 39 | Thirty-nine | 59 | Fifty-nine | 79 | Seventy-nine | 99 | Ninety-nine |

20 |
Twenty |
40 |
Forty |
60 |
Sixty |
80 |
Eighty |
100 |
Hundred |

In the same way, students can write the numbers from 101 to 1000 in words.

## Numbers in Words (1 to 1000)

Numbers in words from 1 to 100 we have already learned in the above section. Let us see how to write the numbers from 100 to 1000 in words.

101 – One hundred one
102 – One hundred two 103 – One hundred three . . . . 110 – One hundred ten |
111 – One hundred eleven
112 – One hundred twelve 113 – One hundred thirteen . . . . 120 – One hundred twenty |
121 – One hundred twenty-one
122 – One hundred twenty-two 123 – One hundred twenty-three . . . . 130 – One hundred thirty |

After 130, we can repeat the pattern similar to the 120 series (i.e. 121 to 129), till 199. Hence, in the same way, we can write all the other numbers from 200 to 1000. Only the numbers that are the multiples of hundreds are written in words as given in the table below.

Numbers |
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 |

## How to Write Numbers in words?

The rules to write the numbers in words are discussed here. To write any number in the form of words, we have to check the place value. Let us learn this by observing the below steps.

- The place value of one’s, a number from 1 to 9 is written in words as, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight and nine.
- The least number which is at tens place is 10, which is written in words as ten.
- The numbers from 11 to 19 are written in words as, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen and nineteen. And the next number is twenty.
- After twenty, the numbers follow the pattern in such a way that they are written in words as thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety and so on.
- The preceding numbers are linked with these words and mentioned from one to nine. For example, twenty-one, twenty-two, etc.

For example, if we have to write Rs.40,000 in words, then it will be written as:

Rs.40,000 – Forty thousand rupees only

## Numbers in Words in Indian System

The place value names for numbers in the Indian system starts with ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, lakhs, ten-lakhs, one crore, ten-crore and so on. Let us see how the numbers are written in words in the Indian number system.

- 3000 – Three thousand
- 5000 – Five thousand
- 10000 in words – Ten Thousand
- 15000 in words – Fifteen Thousand
- 13000 in words – Thirteen Thousand
- 18000: Eighteen thousand

Similarly,

- 20,000 – Twenty Thousand
- 25,000 – Twenty Five Thousand
- 30,000 – Thirty Thousand
- 35,000 – Thirty-Five Thousand
- 40, 000 – Forty Thousand
- 45,000 – Forty-Five Thousand

**For larger numbers:**

- 100,000 – One hundred thousand (One Lakh)
- 200, 000 – Two hundred thousand (Two Lakhs)
- 300, 000 – Three hundred thousand (Three Lakhs)
- 400, 000 – Four hundred thousand (Four Lakhs)
- 500, 000 – Five hundred thousand (Five Lakhs)
- 10,00,000 – Ten Lakhs
- 1,00,00,000 – One Crore

## Numbers in Words in International System

In the international system, the place value names vary with the Indian number system. For example, 1,000,000 is ten lakhs in the Indian system but in the international system, it is one million. Let us see, how the numbers are written in words in the international system.

Numbers |
Names |

1000 | Thousand |

10000 | Ten thousand |

100,000 | Hundred Thousand |

1,000,000 | One Million |

10,000,000 | Ten Million |

1,000,000,000 | One billion |

**Remember:**

- 1 million = 1000 thousand
- 1 billion = 1000 millions

## 3000000 in Words

3000000 in words is 30 lakhs or 3 Million.

3,000,000 represents thirty lakhs in the Indian number system and three million in the international number system.

## Tips to Learn Number in Words

To learn numbers spelling or words, follow the below-given tips:

- Write the numbers from 1 to 10 on a sheet of paper and write their spellings
- Memorise all the spellings of 1 to 10, since the basics of all the number names rely on these.
- After 10, 11 – eleven and 12 – twelve, sounds similar.
- Now, remember after 12 we have to write 13 to 19 adding -teen as suffixes, such as thirteen, fourteen and so on.
- After 19, 20 is written as an extended form of two such as twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, and so on.
- From here, you have to memorise all the multiples of 10, such as 20, 30, 40, 50, and so on.
- In a similar manner, after every multiple of 100, 1000, etc., the number is written in the same format.

## Solved Examples on Numbers in Words

Let us know out how to write any given number in words with the help of an example.

**Example 1: **

Write 33 in words.

**Solution:**

In number 33, one’s place is occupied with 3, so there are 3 ones, and tens place is also occupied with 3, so there are 3 tens. So 3 tens and 3 ones are equal to 33. Or we can write, 33 as ‘thirty-three’ in words.

**Example 2: **

Write, 19, 30, 15, 100, 4000, 19000, and 50000 in words.

**Solution:**

- 19 in words – Nineteen
- 30 in words – Thirty
- 15 in words – Fifteen
- 100 in words – Hundred
- 4000 in words – Four thousand
- 19000 in words – Nineteen thousand
- 50000 in words – Fifty thousand

**Example 3:**

Write the name of the number 7,155,421,098,910 in word format.

**Solution:**

On beginning with the first digit that is 7. It is present in the place of a trillion – seven trillion

The next comma to the right side is billion – one hundred fifty-five billion

The next comma to the right side is million – four hundred twenty-one million

The next comma to the right side is thousands – ninety-eight thousand

The comma present on the rightmost side represents – nine hundred and ten

7,155,421,098,910 in word format is seven trillion, one hundred fifty-five billion, four hundred twenty-one million, ninety-eight thousand, nine hundred and ten.

**Example 4: **

A pupil carried out research and noted that the count of users of mobile phones in the United States in a month in the year 2014 was 327577529. Write the number in word format.

**Solution: **

On putting the commas, the number is represented by 327,577,529.

Millions comma – three hundred and twenty-seven million

Thousands comma – five hundred and seventy-seven thousand

One’s comma – five hundred and twenty-nine

The count of users of mobile phones in the United States in a month in the year 2014 was three hundred and twenty-seven million, five hundred and seventy-seven thousand, five hundred and twenty-nine (327,577,529).

**Example 5: **

Write the following numbers using digits.

a] fifty-three million, four hundred one thousand, seven hundred forty-two

b] nine billion, two hundred forty-six million, seventy-three thousand, one hundred eighty-nine

**Solution:**

a] fifty-three million, four hundred one thousand, seven hundred forty-two

The number is 53,401,742.

b] nine billion, two hundred forty-six million, seventy-three thousand, one hundred eighty-nine

The number is 9,246,073,189.

**Example 6:**

Mark the number whose name is:

fifty billion one hundred seventy-nine million seven hundred twelve thousand two hundred two

a] 50,179,712,202

b] 5,017,971,220,200

c] 501,797,122,020

**Solution:**

The right answer is 50,179,712,202.

**Example 7: **

Write each number in standard form:

a] The nearest distance between Earth and Mars is approximately 34 million miles.

b] The net weight of an aircraft carrier is 204 million pounds.

**Solution:**

The above statements are mathematically expressed as follows.

a] The nearest distance between Earth and Mars is approximately 34 million miles.

In the standard form, it is 34,000,000 miles

b] The net weight of an aircraft carrier is 204 million pounds.

In the standard form, it is 204,000,000 pounds

**Example 8: **

The budget for the state is announced to be 77 billion dollars. Express the budget in standard form.

**Solution:**

The budget for the state is announced to be 77 billion dollars.

Make a note of the periods or commas, two digits are given in billions.

To express the number in mathematical form, the rest of the numbers are zeros.

77 billion

Millions – 000

Thousands – 000

Ones – 000

The budget announced was about 77,000,000,000 dollars.

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## Frequently Asked Questions on Numbers in Words

### How to write the numbers in words?

1-one, 2-two, 3-three, 4-four, 5-five, 6-six, 7-seven, 8-eight, 9-nine, 10-ten.

### How to write 1000000 in words?

### What do you mean by the standard form of numbers?

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### Write 10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80,90 and 100 in words?

10-Ten

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30- Thirty

40- Forty

50- Fifty

60- Sixty

70- Seventy

80-Eighty

90- Ninety

100- Hundred