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  1. tzfujimino's Avatar
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    #1

    7,686,848

    Hello.

    I'm not good at reading numbers in English.

    Is it correct to read 7,686,848 as 'seven million six hundred eighty-six thousand eight hundred forty-eight'?
    (Well, I hope so.)

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: 7,686,848

    'Seven million six hundred and eighty-six thousand eight hundred and forty-eight.'

    Not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: 7,686,848

    Yes. Very good. I would place commas after "million" and "thousand".

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    Re: 7,686,848

    I'm not sure if MikeNewYork was saying "Very good" to the OP or MatthewWai. I would make the corrections mentioned in both posts. It needs commas, and it needs the addition of the word "and" twice.

    Seven million, six hundred and eighty-six thousand, eight hundred and forty-eight.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: 7,686,848

    I was responding to the OP. I see no reason for the "ands".

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    #6

    Re: 7,686,848

    In BrE, you can't omit them. This is one AmE vs BrE difference I was already aware of.

    Two hundred twenty-three (AmE)
    Two hundred and twenty-three (BrE)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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