This write out number converter shows you how to spell numbers and which are the correct spell outs for a wide range of numbers. You can read more in this regard below the form.

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How does this write out number converter work?

This tool can write out positive and negative numbers and even numbers with decimals. All you have to do is enter a number with one to nine digits and press the convert button. This is an example result: 567890 - five hundred and sixty-seven thousand, eight hundred and ninety.

Do you know how to spell out numbers or when to use digits and when to write out numbers in letters? We’ve enlisted for you some of the rules:

■ when writing numbers in full, all numbers between 21 and 99, except 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 and 90 should be hyphenated. For example 57 (fifty-seven); 35, 683 (thirty-five thousand six hundred eighty-three);

■ the word and is used to denote a decimal point;

■ the number 40 is spelt forty not fourty;

■ numbers smaller than ten should be spelled out if you want your writing to be more formal;

■ in most cases, two-word numbers should be expressed in figures, as it is more complicated both to write and read twenty-seven instead of 27;

■ comma is used as a thousand separator and the period is used as a decimal separator;

■ centuries and decades should be spelled out;

■ if it's necessary to start a sentence with a numbers this should be spelled out;

■ if the number is rounded or estimated it should be spelled out;

■ when there are used two numbers next to each other one of them should be spelled out for an easier understanding;

■ consistency is advised if there are more numbers to be used in one sentence and are not next to each other, if  there are used figures it should be continued with figures;

■ simple fractions should be spelled out and hyphenated;

■ mixed fractions should be expressed in figures unless are the beginning of a sentence;

■ decimals should be written in figures by putting a zero in front of a decimal;

■ when expressing decades these may be spelled out with lowercase;

■ when expressing time with o'clock the number should always be spelled out.

The write out number converter transforms a number to a word representation and might help you on how to write check amounts.

15 Dec, 2014