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How to read these numbers? 147258 2300 132(I've heard one and thirty two ?) 2032 refering to the year. Thanks for helping
Feb 7, 2016 4:22 AM
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147258 is one hundred and forty-seven thousand, two hundred and fifty-eight 2300 is two thousand three hundred 132 is one hundred and thirty-two 2032 as a year would be two thousand and thirty-two or twenty thirty-two, I'm not sure as it hasn't happened yet! These are the proper ways to say the numbers, but you will find variations. For example, when people read phone numbers they give each single digit four, three, seven... Also sometimes when people read numbers in the thousands they say them as hundreds, e.g. 2300 could be two thousand, three hundred or twenty-three hundred. Sorry if that's confusing!
February 7, 2016
147258 as a number one hundred forty seven thousand, 2 hundred and fifty eight if talking to someone. however if you are telling someone who may want to write it. you could also say each number after each other e.g. 1, 4, 7, 2, 5, 8 or as 2 digit numbers 14, 72, 58 2300 either 23 100 or 2000 300 or 23 double 0. 132 one hundred and 32. 2032 either 20 32 or 2000 and 32 Again there is a big difference between saying a number and saying a sequence of numbers that someone need to write down e.g. telephone numbers. This is why you may hear 132 be describes as 1, 3, 2 or 13, 2 or 1, 32 or 132.
February 7, 2016
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