Math Is Fun Forum
  Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun.   Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ • π ƒ -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

#51 2017-04-01 11:20:53

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

So 999 999 is nine hundred ninety nine thousand nine hundred and ninety nine.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#52 2017-04-01 11:28:15

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

The first threes pronunciation sound weird and odd to myself though.


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#53 2017-04-01 11:29:18

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Only a bit confusing at first.

Try 347 923


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#54 2017-04-01 11:32:12

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Ok. three forty seven thousand, nine hundred and twenty three.


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#55 2017-04-01 11:33:15

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Close:

What is 347?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#56 2017-04-01 11:35:51

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Three hundred and forty seven.


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#57 2017-04-01 11:36:55

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

That is correct.

What is 347 923 again?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#58 2017-04-01 11:37:36

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Three hundred and forty seven thousand nine hundred and twenty three.


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#59 2017-04-01 11:38:42

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

I've now grasp it.


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#60 2017-04-01 11:40:21

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

We will do some more. 3000


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#61 2017-04-01 11:41:35

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Was my reading correct?
Pls confirm.


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#62 2017-04-01 11:42:18

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Yes, you were correct. Do not worry, I would tell you if I thought you were making an error.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#63 2017-04-01 11:44:39

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

bobbym wrote:

We will do some more. 3000

Three thousand. .


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#64 2017-04-01 11:45:31

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Good.

30000


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#65 2017-04-01 11:49:47

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Thirty thousand


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#66 2017-04-01 11:51:30

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Good. This number five in

567,900,987

what is the name of the column it is in?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#67 2017-04-01 11:55:54

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Five hundred and sixty seven million, nine hundred thousand nine hundred and eighty seven.


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#68 2017-04-01 11:56:55

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

I am sensing I am wrong in the nine...


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#69 2017-04-01 11:57:44

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

That is correct!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#70 2017-04-01 12:04:00

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

108,817= one hundred and eight thousand,  eight hundred  and seventeen.
Correct?


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#71 2017-04-01 12:04:56

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

That is correct. Now

8, 888, 888, 888


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#72 2017-04-01 12:08:28

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Eight billion, eight hundred and eighty eight million, eight hundred and eighty eight thousand, eight hundred and eighty eight.


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#73 2017-04-01 12:10:01

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Very good! I have to get offline for about 20 minutes. See you then and good work!


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#74 2017-04-01 12:12:53

EbenezerSon
Member
Registered: 2013-07-04
Posts: 554

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Thank you.
God bless,  its even twelve o'clock a.m here.

Last edited by EbenezerSon (2017-04-01 12:14:21)


I know only one thing - that is that I know nothing

Offline

#75 2017-04-01 12:17:58

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Pronouncing figures in words.

Hi;

Okay I am back, if you want to continue later or now let me know.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

Board footer

Powered by FluxBB