Numbers in Words

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. 


Converting Numbers From 1 - 100 into Words.


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.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1) How to Write Numbers in Words?

To compose any number as words, we need to check the place value and understand it. 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.