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Lesson Twenty-one, Part I

Reading Numbers

 

reading phone numbers

(715) 555-3423

(212) 555-9876

 

It's a good idea to read each number, one at a time, starting with the area code

reading an address

2548 W. Main Street

3165 N. Nelson Avenue

875 E. Seventh Street

124 W. 44th St.

1008 Clinton Avenue S.

Numbers in addresses are often combined in pairs.

reading a zip code

60045

55420

10010

90174

Numbers in zip codes are read individually.  

 

reading large numbers

700

234

179

309

999

 

 

 

large numbers -- hundreds

7,000

2200 / 1800 / 9100

Years: 1900 / 1976 / 1492 / 1995 / 2000 / 2005 / 2011

3,871

76,000

76,255

870,428

176,300

602,899

 

 

 

large numbers -- thousands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3,000,000

38,000,000

38,500,000

38,580,900

4,534,289

907,210,034

 

 

 

 

large numbers -- millions

2,000,000,000

19,000,000,000

45,200,000,000

87,348,981,420

109,408,441,911

 

 

large numbers -- billions

 

 

 

 

Next: Lesson Twenty-One, Part II

 

 

 
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