Use Figures For Numbers That Require More Than Two Words To Spell Out
Whether the writing is formal or informal, lengthy numbers are written in digits (unless they’re at the beginning of a sentence).
The woman is 103 years old.
The Battle of Hastings was in 1066.
To get to the conservation area, take the 206 bus north to the end of the city.
A Boeing 747 is rather a large airplane.
Addresses and other identifying numbers are always written in digits, even if they’re small numbers.
The Prime Minister of Canada lives at 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa.
Highway 2 is often along the shores of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River.
Please take this note to the teacher in Room 113.
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