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Hi,
could you tell me how to read the following numbers:

107
170
1007
1070
1700
1701
17587

If the number has more than one correct reading, plz inform

Thanks
Junior Member56
One/a hundred and seven
One/a hundred and seventy
One/a thousand (and) seven
One/a thousand (and) seventy
One thousand seven hundred, or seventeen hundred
One thousand seven hundred and one
Seventeen thousand five hundred and eighty-seven
Veteran Member92,080
Anonymous:
• one hundred seven

• one hundred seven

• one thousand, seven

• one thousand, seventy

• one thousand, seven hundred

• one thousand, seven hundred one

• seventeen thousand, five hundred eighty-seven
This is a great place to learn how to write big numbers:

http://www.mathcats.com/explore/reallybignumbers.html
Anon is not quite right here.

You need all the 'and's that Mr M put in.
Veteran Member11,782
Anonymous:
how can i read this valu and this number 1.275pound
One point two seven five pounds
Veteran Member27,495
Anonymous:
Nona The Brit
Anon is not quite right here.

You need all the 'and's that Mr M put in.

That's a difference between British and American English. I would not use the "and" in the middle of a number. Now, let's talk about how much a billion and a trillion are.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_and_British_English_differences#Numbers

From an entirely different anonymous account.
Anonymous:
200683
If 1701 was a year, you can say:

"Seventeen-o-one."

(If that's how it's written ).
Full Member137