Lesson 2: Saying Larger Numbers

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How do you say this number?

123,456,789,004


Reading large numbers:

  1. Read it in groups of three. Each group of three is treated like a number in the hundreds.
    For example: 365 -> “three hundred sixty five”.
  2. Pay attention to the commas. Start on the right (–> that side) and go backwards.
    The names of the commas go in this order:
    -thousand
    -million
    -billion
    -trillion

Read:
111,222,333,444 = “one hundred eleven billion two hundred twenty-two million three hundred thirty-three thousand four hundred forty-four”

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