Numbers In Words

Numbers in words are written usually with the help of the alphabet.  For example, 100000 in words is written as 1 Lakh or One hundred thousand. Worldwide, English is the most common language used specifically for education. Therefore, the numbers or numerals we are going to learn here in English words. Apart from English, these numbers could be written in other languages as well such as in Hindi, Urdu, Kannada, Gujarati, etc. Here we will learn to write the numbers from 1 to 100 in words.  Students can practice writing the numbers from 1 to 500 in words after reading this article.

The numbers are the basics of Mathematics. Each and every concept we learn in Maths have numbers included in them. They are used for various types of calculations. There are also different types of numbers, which students can learn in the Number system. These numbers can be represented in the form of words, standard form, in place value and face value form.

How to Write Numbers in words?

To write any number in the form of words, we have to check the place value. Let us learn step by step.

  • The place value of ones place a number from 1 to 9 is written in words as, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight and nine.
  • The least number which is at tens place is 10, which is written in words as ten.
  • The numbers from 11 to 19 is written in words as, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen and nineteen. And the next number is twenty.
  • After twenty, the number follows the pattern in such a way that they are written in words as thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety.
  • The preceding numbers are linked with these words and mentioned from one to nine. For example, twenty-one, twenty-two, etc.

Let us find out how to write any given number in words with the help of an example.

Example: Write 33 in words.

Solution: In number 33, one’s place is occupied with 3, so there are 3 ones, and tens place is also occupied with 3, so there are 3 tens. So 3 tens and 3 ones are equal to 33. Or we can write, 33 as ‘thirty-three’ in words.

Numbers From 1 to 100 in Words

Let us write the numbers from 1 to 100 in English words, so that students can learn from this table.

1 One 21 Twenty-one 41 Forty-one 61 Sixty-one 81 Eighty-one
2 Two 22 Twenty-two 42 Forty-two 62 Sixty-two 82 Eighty-two
3 Three 23 Twenty-three 43 Forty-three 63 Sixty-three 83 Eighty-three
4 Four 24 Twenty-four 44 Forty-four 64 Sixty-four 84 Eighty-four
5 Five 25 Twenty-five 45 Forty-five 65 Sixty-five 85 Eighty-five
6 Six 26 Twenty-six 46 Forty-six 66 Sixty-six 86 Eighty-six
7 Seven 27 Twenty-seven 47 Forty-seven 67 Sixty-seven 87 Eighty-seven
8 Eight 28 Twenty-eight 48 Forty-eight 68 Sixty-eight 88 Eighty-eight
9 Nine 29 Twenty-nine 49 Forty-nine 69 Sixty-nine 89 Eighty-nine
10 Ten 30 Thirty 50 Fifty 70 Seventy 90 Ninety
11 Eleven 31 Thirty-one 51 Fifty-one 71 Seventy-one 91 Ninety-One
12 Twelve 32 Thirty-two 52 Fifty-two 72 Seventy-two 92 Ninety-two
13 Thirteen 33 Thirty-three 53 Fifty-three 73 Seventy-three 93 Ninety-three
14 Fourteen 34 Thirty-four 54 Fifty-four 74 Seventy-four 94 Ninety-four
15 Fifteen 35 Thirty-five 55 Fifty-five 75 Seventy-five 95 Ninety-five
16 Sixteen 36 Thirty-six 56 Fifty-six 76 Seventy-six 96 Ninety-six
17 Seventeen 37 Thirty-seven 57 Fifty-seven 77 Seventy-seven 97 Ninety-seven
18 Eighteen 38 Thirty-eight 58 Fifty-eight 78 Seventy-eight 98 Ninety-eight
19 Nineteen 39 Thirty-nine 59 Fifty-nine 79 Seventy-nine 99 Ninety-nine
20 Twenty 40 Forty 60 Sixty 80 Eighty 100 Hundred

In the same way, students can write the numbers from 101 till 1000 in words. To make you practice, few sample questions are given below. Try to write these numbers in words on your own.

Sample Questions

Question 1: Write 114 in words.

Question 2: Write 500 in words.

Question 3: Write 786 in words.

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