Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Place Value, Names for Numbers, and Reading Tables - Practice: 13

Answer

26,990 is spoken / written as twenty-six thousand, nine hundred and ninety (or sometimes just twenty-six thousand nine hundred ninety).

Work Step by Step

Read left to right. 26,990 has five places, so the number's highest value place is in the ten-thousands. So you say twenty-six thousand, nine hundred and ninety, since the ten-thousands place contains the digits 26 and the hundreds place contains 990.
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