## How to Learn Number Names

Summary

Learning to count from 1 to 100 is easy. Learning how to spell the names of each number is easier. Here are a few steps to understand how to count to 100.

### Counting 1 to 10

The first step is learning 1 to 10. You will need to memorize numbers, as they are the building blocks for the rest of the number sequences.

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 |

one | two | three | four | five | six | seven | eight | nine | ten |

### Counting 11 to 19

11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 |

eleven | twelve | thirteen | fourteen | fifteen | sixteen | seventeen | eighteen | nineteen | twenty |

### Counting 21 to 99

After you have made it to 20 (twenty) you simply match 1-10 with the next prefix:

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

Here is how you count from 20 to 99.

21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 |

twenty- one |
twenty- two |
twenty- three |
twenty- four |
twenty- five |
twenty- six |
twenty- seven |
twenty- eight |
twenty- nine |
thirty |

31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 |

thirty- one |
thirty- two |
thirty- three |
thirty- four |
thirty- five |
thirty- six |
thirty- seven |
thirty- eight |
thirty- nine |
forty |

41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 |

forty- one |
forty- two |
forty- three |
forty- four |
forty- five |
forty- six |
forty- seven |
forty- eight |
forty- nine |
fifty |

51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 |

fifty- one |
fifty- two |
fifty- three |
fifty- four |
fifty- five |
fifty- six |
fifty- seven |
fifty- eight |
fifty- nine |
sixty |

61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 |

sixty- one |
sixty- two |
sixty- three |
sixty- four |
sixty- five |
sixty- six |
sixty- seven |
sixty- eight |
sixty- nine |
seventy |

71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 |

seventy- one |
seventy- two |
seventy- three |
seventy- four |
seventy- five |
seventy- six |
seventy- seven |
seventy- eight |
seventy- nine |
eighty |

81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 |

eighty- one |
eighty- two |
eighty- three |
eighty- four |
eighty- five |
eighty- six |
eighty- seven |
eighty- eight |
eighty- nine |
ninety |

91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | 100 |

ninety- one |
ninety- two |
ninety- three |
ninety- four |
ninety- five |
ninety- six |
ninety- seven |
ninety- eight |
ninety- nine |
one hundred |

## How to Spell 40 (Forty) vs 4 (Four)

One thing to remember this that the number 4 is spelled with a “u”. The number 40 is not. Thus, 40 is spelled *Forty* not *Fourty*.