How to Write Numbers in Words: Rules & Examples

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According to the AP Stylebook, you should spell out all numbers from zero to _____.

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1. Choose the correct example.

2. Fractions should be written out like the following example:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet is offered to help you review the correct way to write out numbers in text. You'll revisit how to spell out fractions and large numbers and also check what you know about the AP Stylebook in regard to writing numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet are designed to help you test yourself on:

  • Knowing which numbers should always be spelled out, per the AP Stylebook
  • Picking correctly number usage in sample sentences
  • Understanding how to write out fractions
  • Remembering why numbers are spelled out

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you remember what numbers the AP Stylebook says should always be spelled out
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about writing out numbers to answer questions about the correct written version
  • Interpreting information - revisit what you know about spelling fractions correctly and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you would like to review this topic at a deeper level, check out the offered lesson, How to Write Numbers in Words: Rules & Examples. This lesson offers more explanation of:

  • The different style guides for writing
  • How to figure out which numbers should be spelled out
  • The rule around the start of a sentence
  • General rules around mixed numbers
  • When a comma is needed
  • Wording money amounts
  • Writing about decades
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