write out numbers under ten 10

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Write out numbers zero through ten in word form.  Numbers after ten can be written as a numeral, but they can also be written as a word.


Correct:   Zackary Arthur will be nine years old on his birthday.

Incorrect:  Zackary Arthur will be 9 years old on his birthday.

Exceptions are made for dates, times, scores, page numbers, and for graphs or charts that may appear in a document.  Avoid starting a sentence with a numeral; instead, write the number out when it starts a sentence. Furthermore, a Roman numeral is nearly always used in World War II; never use an Arabic 2. Here are some additional facts about numbers and their use in writing.


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