number-names-1-to-100How to Learn Number Names

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.