# Names of numbers in English facts for kids

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Here are some words for small numbers. Words in bold are irregular.

 0 zero 1 one 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five 6 six 7 seven 8 eight 9 nine
 10 ten 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen
 20 twenty 30 thirty 40 forty 50 fifty 60 sixty 70 seventy 80 eighty 90 ninety

When writing other numbers between 21 and 99, you must use a hyphen (-).

• 21: twenty-one
• 29: twenty-nine
• 64: sixty-four
• 99: ninety-nine

The number 100 is written as "one hundred", but sometimes people say "a hundred".

To write a number from 100 to 999:

• First write how many hundreds.
• Then write the word "hundred".
• Then, if anything is left over, write whatever is left over. Some times people use "and" to show the left overs.

Examples:

• 101: one hundred one
• 101: one hundred one (or one hundred and one)
• 102: one hundred two (or one hundred and two)
• 175: one hundred seventy-five
• 200: two hundred
• 300: three hundred
• 512: five hundred twelve
• 987: nine hundred eighty-seven

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