Spelling numbers can be tricky, especially when it comes to certain numbers and number words. How often do we ask ourselves, "Is it forty or fourty? How do you spell 8th?"
Here, in one simple chart, we provide all the information you'll need. Check out the special tips for troublesome number words below the chart.
|Cardinal number||Ordinal number|
|100||one hundred||one hundredth|
|1000||one thousand||one thousandth|
Beware of problems with U when spelling four numbers.
The letter V only appears in the word FIVE.
FIVE - FIFTH - FIFTEEN - FIFTY
There are lots of other common words that are frequently misspelled, too. You can boost your spelling ability by studying some of these key sets of words. Visit these pages if you need to work on any of them!
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