Alphanumbetical

How many Alphanumbetical numbers can you find? These are numbers which when written as words have all their letters in alphabetical order.

Letter A

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  • Mr Hamshaw-Hart, Beverley Grammar School
  • Friday, June 8, 2007
  • "Alphanumbetical words.
    First, effort."
  • Class 1GS2, The Gordon Schools
  • Thursday, May 8, 2008
  • "We found 'forty'."
  • Jenny Meckiffe, Herne Junior School
  • Sunday, June 8, 2008
  • "Thank you for this! I have used selective ones with my year four class and they have really enjoyed the challenge. We oarticularly liked Friday's one, finding the closest number sentence for 2008, great!"
  • Nick Peters, Uplands Junior School
  • Friday, June 27, 2008
  • "Taking things to a cross curricular level, in French we could have deux, cinq or dix ?"
  • YR 8, Alcester High School
  • Wednesday, June 10, 2009
  • "Also ein and dos as other languages."
  • Mr Kavanagh's Fifth Class, Cork, Ireland
  • Friday, June 7, 2013
  • "We found forty. In Irish we found the word dó which means two."
  • 8n3, St George's Academy Sleaford
  • Friday, June 7, 2013
  • "We also found 'acht'."
  • Zak Taibi, Cavendish Road State High School
  • Wednesday, June 4, 2014
  • "We found forty."

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Answers

There is only one number:

FORTY

Can you find any other alphanumbetical mathematical words?

Letter A

Here are some alphanumbetical mathematical words: add, foot, loss. Can you think of any more?

 

 

Extension

Eight comes first if all the numbers are arranged alphabetically. What number would come last?


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