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    Hi everybody!

    I'm always a wreck when it comes down to writing numerals.

    How would you write 178,515,200,000
    Do I need to put commas?
    My variant is One hundred and seventy eight billions, five hundred and fifteen millions, two-hundred thousands
    But I’m not sure.

    Thanks in advance!

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    Default Re: numerals

    Quote Originally Posted by changeling View Post
    Hi everybody!

    I'm always a wreck when it comes down to writing numerals.

    Don't worry! Writing great numbers is a nemesis to so many people.


    · 178,000,000,000 = One hundred and seventy eight billion

    · 515,000,000 = five hundred fifteen million


    · 200,000= two hundred thousand


    The commas are not necessary.

    A number doesn’t need to be in plural form. For example, 12 is twelve, and in the same way, 100,020,022 will be One hundred million twenty thousand twenty-two.

    You can put an “and” before the last number:

    One hundred million twenty thousand (and) twenty-two.
    Good luck

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