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    #1

    "numbers" and "figures"

    What is difference between words such as "numbers" and "figures"?

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    #2

    Re: "numbers" and "figures"

    Have you looked up "number" and "figure" in dictionary?

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    Re: "numbers" and "figures"

    No, but I think that sometimes there are used such as synonyms and sometimes no.

    Is that sentence below is correct?

    "Write the numbers in figures, not in words"

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    #4

    Re: "numbers" and "figures"

    I think people would understand that sentence.

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    #5

    Re: "numbers" and "figures"

    "Write the numbers in figures, not in words."

    Good example to show the difference.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 17-Jan-2015 at 13:54. Reason: Adding full stop.

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    #6

    Re: "numbers" and "figures"

    Quote Originally Posted by kompstar View Post
    What is the difference between ​the words such as "numbers" and "figures"?
    Quote Originally Posted by kompstar View Post
    No, but I think that sometimes there they are used such as synonyms and sometimes not.

    Is that the sentence below is correct?

    "Write the numbers in figures, not in words"
    Note my corrections above. It appears you need to work on your use of articles and that you are not really clear on how to use "such/such as".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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