Read large numbers in groups of hundreds. The grouping order in English is as follows from most to least:
In British English, include 'and' between the hundred and the tens. In American English, do not use 'and' between the hundred and tens. Notice that hundred, thousand, etc. is NOT followed by an 's'.
Two hundred NOT two hundreds
234 - two hundred thirty four
123 - one hundred twenty three
729 - seven hundred and twenty nine
456 - four hundred and fifty six
ThousandsThe remaining examples use American English.
41,365 - forty one thousand three hundred sixty five"
87,412- eighty seven thousand four hundred twelve"
Millions234,700,000 - two hundred AND thirty-four million seven hundred thousand
500,225,741- five hundred million two hundred twenty five thousand seven hundred forty one"
700,321,654 - seven hundred million three hundred twenty one thousand six hundred fifty four"
Speaking About Numbers
Numbers are read in the following order in English
trillion, billion, million, thousand, hundred
2,350,400 => two million three hundred and fifty thousand four hundred