Basic,

Writing *numbers as words* means replacing the digits with words. Writing *words as digits*, or **figures**, means taking the words and turning them into a number.

*1 to 9*

Single-digit numbers are *zero, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight and nine.*

*10 to 19*

The numbers from 10 to 19 are written as: *ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen and nineteen. *

*20 to 99*

The numbers from 20 to 99 are written using a multiple of ten, followed by the unit. The multiples of 10 are: *twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety*. Write the multiple of 10, then the unit: 45 is *forty five*. If the number ends in zero, write the tens number only: 80 is *eighty*.

*100 to 999*

Write the number of hundreds, followed by the word *hundred*, then the rest of the number. 362 is *three hundred and sixty two*. Zeroes are ignored: 405 is written as *four hundred and five*.

*1000 to 9999*

Four digit numbers are written by using *thousand*. 3476 is *three thousand four hundred and seventy six*. And 5008 is *five thousand and eight*.

*10 000 and upwards*

The first part of a number with four, five or six digits is written in thousands. 56 785 is written as *fifty six thousand, seven hundred and eight five*. The number 406 090 is written as *four hundred and six thousand and ninety*.

Numbers with seven, eight or nine digits, are millions. 46 758 442 is *forty six million, seven hundred and fifty eight thousand, four hundred and forty two*.

Numbers may be shown as 45,895 (with a comma) or 45 895 (with a space, in groups of three numbers). The comma or space has no mathematical value.

1. Write 3067 in words.

Answer: Three thousand and sixty seven

The 0 hundreds value is ignored.

2. Write *twelve thousand four hundred and eighteen* as figures.

Answer: 12 418

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