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Lesson keyword: 1234
Numbers

VOCABULARY:

hundred, thousand, million, billion, trillion, buck, cent, dime, divided by,
dollar, equals, greater than, how much, less than, minus, nickel, numbers,
penny, plus, right /correct, square root, times, wrong /incorrect

CARDINAL NUMBERS

0       zero    1       one     2       two     3       three   4       four
5       five    6       six     7       seven   8       eight   9       nine
10      ten     11      eleven  12      twelve  13      thirteen        14      fourteen
15      fifteen 16      sixteen 17      seventeen       18      eighteen
19      nineteen

20      twenty  30      thirty  40      forty   50      fifty
60      sixty   70      seventy 80      eighty  90      ninety

21      twenty one      38      thirty eight    66      sixty six
91      ninety one      

100     one hundred                     200     two hundred
145     one hundred AND forty five      702     seven hundred and two

	Each increasing magnitude of one thousand is separated by a comma: "," .

1,000   one thousand    2,000 two thousand
1,100 - 1,900	eleven hundred, twelve hundred... nineteen hundred
1,257   one thousand two hundred and fifty seven
3,088   three thousand and eighty eight
2,001   two thousand and one

10,000  ten thousand
34,598  thirty four thousand five hundred and ninety eight

100,000 one hundred thousand    
598,222 five hundred and ninety eight thousand two hundred and twenty two

4,000,000       four million*
368,000,000     three hundred and sixty eight million
7,000,000,000   seven billion
8,000,000,000,000   eight trillion

	*Americans say: "four million". The British say: "four millions",
with the "s" for plural

ORDINAL NUMBERS:

1st     first   2nd     second  3rd     third   4th     fourth
5th     fifth   6th     sixth   7th     seventh 8th     eighth
9th     ninth   10th    tenth

11th    eleventh        12th    twelfth         13th    thirteenth
14th    fourteenth      15th    fifteenth       16th    sixteenth
17th    seventeenth     18th    eighteenth      19th    nineteenth

	>> The "y" of "twenty", "thirty", "forty", etc. is changed to "i" before the "eth":

20th    twentieth       30th    thirtieth       40th    fortieth
50th    fiftieth        60th    sixtieth

21st    twenty first    22nd    twenty second   33rd    thirty third
54th    fifty fourth    75th    seventy fifth   46th    forty sixth
57th    fifty seventh   88th    eighty eighth   99th    ninety ninth

100th           hundredth
1,000           thousandth
1,000,000       millionth
1,000,000,000   billionth

388th           three hundred and eighty eighth

DATES:

-When is Christmas?
	Christmas is December twenty fifth.
-When is American Independence Day?
	It is July 4th.
	or: It is the fourth of July.
-What is the date of international Labor Day?
	Labor Day is May 1st.
-What year did World War Two end?
	It ended in nineteen forty five.
-What year were you born?
	I was born in nineteen fifty eight.

FRACTIONS:

1/2     one half
1/3     one third
2/3     two thirds
3/5     three fifths
16/83   sixteen eighty thirds

	In numbers of decreasing magnitude, whole numbers are separated by a
period: "." from fractions.

1.5     one point five
0.6     zero point six, or: oh point six (only in spoken English)
592.66  five hundred and ninety two point six six
3.1416  three point one four one six*

	*XXX Not: three point one thousand four hundred and sixteen

=       equals/is       +       plus/and        -       minus/less/negative
x       times           /       divided by      >       is less than
<       is greater than                         %       percent
3 x 3   three squared
9 = ? x ?       What is the square root of nine?
3 x 3 x 3       three cubed / three to the third power
8 = ? x ? x ?   What is the third/cube root of eight?
3 x 3 x 3 x 3   three to the fourth (power)
16 = ? x ? x ? x ?              What is the fourth root of sixteen?

? = 1 + 1       How much is one plus one? / What is one and one?
1 + 1 = 2       One plus one equals two. / One and one is two.*
? = 2 x 16      What is / How much is two times sixteen?
2 x 16 = 32     Two times sixteen is thirty two.
10 - 15 = -15   Ten minus fifteen equals negative fifteen/minus fifteen.

	XXX Not: "One and one ARE two"

AMERICAN MONEY VOCABULARY:

$1.00   a dollar / a buck       $0.01   a cent
$50.00  fifty dollars / fifty bucks
$29.99  twenty nine dollars and ninety nine cents / twenty nine ninety nine
$1,000  a grand                 $10,000 ten grand

AMERICAN COINS:

$0.50   a half dollar   $0.25   a quarter
$0.10   a dime          $0.05   a nickel        $0.01   penny


EXERCISES:
	Write out the following numbers.

0.      88
	eighty eight
1.      298
2.      312
3.      505
4.      8,629
5.      90,048
6.      435,666
7.      60,000,000
8.      1,000,000,000
9.      5,000,000,000,000
10.     0.8
11.     3,414.543
12.     33.333

	Write the questions and the answers.

0.      36 + 45 = ?
	What is thirty six plus forty five?
		Thirty six plus forty five is eighty one.       
13.     100 - 50 = ?
14.     10 + 20 + 12 = ?
15.     6 x 8 = ?
16.     10/4 = ?
17.     15/2 = ?
18.     1/4 = ? %

	Write out the American money amounts:

0.      $16.99
	Sixteen dollars and ninety nine cents
19.     $45.00
20.     $0.29
21.     $100.50
22.     $2.50
23.     $2,000
24.     $3,000,000
25.     $10.00

POSSIBLE ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS:

1.      two hundred and ninety eight    
2.      three hundred and twelve
3.      five hundred and five
4.      eight thousand six hundred and twenty nine
5.      ninety thousand and forty eight
6.      four hundred and thirty five thousand, six hundred and sixty six
7.      sixty million
8.      one billion
9.      five trillion
10.     zero point eight
11.     three thousand four hundred and fourteen point five four three
12.     thirty three point three three three
	or:
	thirty three and a third
13.     How much is one hundred minus fifty?
		One hundred minus fifty is fifty.
14.     How much is ten plus twenty plus twelve?
		Ten plus twenty plus twelve is forty two.
15.     How much is six times eight?
		Six times eight is forty eight.
16.     How much is ten divided by four?
		Ten divided by four is two and a half.
17.     How much is fifteen divided by two?
		Fifteen divided by two is seven point five.
18.     What percentage is one fourth?
		One fourth is twenty five percent.
19.     forty five dollars
20.     twenty nine cents
21.     one hundred dollars and fifty cents
22.     two fifty
23.     two thousand dollars
24.     three million bucks
25.     ten bucks
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