Thread: Translate number to sentence

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    Translate number to sentence

    Translates , say, "2004" to "two thousand four"

    Will have different cases for: 0-9 ([blank], one, two, ..., nine)
    0x-9x ([blank], ten, twenty, thirty,..., ninety)
    100 up is rather easy, if there are 3 digits determines the case for first digit, say "143" would be "one" and then add "hundred", and then look up 4x ("forty"), and last is "three"

    Sounds like a plan?

    hmm...should I say "twelve hundred" or "one thousand two hundred" for "1200" ??
    Last edited by alphaoide; 09-29-2004 at 01:22 AM.
    source: compsci textbooks,, world wide web, common sense

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    Depends on how simple you want it. One thousand two hundred would be much easier than twelve hundred... else you'd have to do other checks and such.

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