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I usually use my checkcard to buy stuff and rarely use my checkbook. But when I have to write I am not quite confident about it.
if the amount is $25.00 then I write: twenty five and 00/100...........Dollars.
if the amount is $2,525.00 then I write two thousand five hundred and twenty five - Do I need to include and 00/100?
If the amount is $2,525.25 then I write two thousand five hundred and twenty five and 25/100?
Can someone show me the right way to write in large amount with cents?
If you have an amount with no cents, for example, $746.00, you can write either "Seven hundred forty-six and no/100," [or "... 00/100"], or "Seven hundred forty-six only". You can leave it off entirely, i.e., "Seven hundred forty-six," but it is generally recommended to write the cents as a fraction over 100, because this prevents someone from altering it later. For example, if you write a check for $10.00, and write simply "Ten," it is very easy for someone to write "thousand" after that, and you would not be very happy.
Anonymous:For a check amount of $2,525 I write twentyfive hundred twentyfive.
Anonymous:I'm an elementary school teacher, and Dino is absolutely right... (except for the part about it being okay to write 2500, etc. as "Twentyfive Hundred"). He was right when he said a number such as this should be written as "Two Thousand Five Hundred". Try to remember that the word "and" is only used before the cent amount of ?/100. I second him when I say that if your check is for a round number, always write the word "Only" after. Also, never write the word "Dollars" on a check, as it already there or implied. One last anal comment... each word should start with a capital letter on a check. Instead of "two thousand"... blah blah, it should be "Two Thousand..." Now go write some checks!! lol
Anonymous:how do i write a check 131.25 ??
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