Chapter 1  Numbers
Verbose  Brief  SuperBrief  

Numbers  
Number Indicator  Number  Num  Num 
Rule 1.1  ID: numbers_SIM1
Example 1numbers_SIM110
Note: In this example, the reader or texttospeech engine should render the pi approximation as "three point one four one five nine."
Comment on example 1Example 2numbers_SIM101
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102 plus 2,214 plus 15 equals 2,331 

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102 plus 2,214 plus 15 equals 2,331 

superbrief 
102 plus 2,214 plus 15 equals 2,331 
Note: This example (and most examples with numbers) rely on the texttospeech or human reader to recognize "102" as "one hundred and two," "2,214" as "two thousand two hundred and fourteen," and etc.
Comment on example 2Rule 1.2  ID: numbers_NEG1
Example 1numbers_NEG102
Comment on example 1Example 2numbers_NEG104
Comment on example 2Example 3numbers_NEG101
Comment on example 3Rule 1.3  ID: numbers_RDX1
Applies To
Numbers with Base Other than 10
Description
Nondecimal numbers are spelled out.
Rule 1.4  ID: numbers_IND1
Example 1numbers_IND109
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Number
t 2 e 4 
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Num
t 2 e 4 
superbrief 
Num
t 2 e 4 
Example 2numbers_IND107
verbose 
Number
Numbersign F F 0 0 0 0 
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Num
numsign F F 0 0 0 0 
superbrief 
Num
numsign F F 0 0 0 0 
Example 3numbers_IND105
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Number
0 x 1 5 F F plus Number
0 x 2 B 0 1 equals Number
0 x 4 1 0 0 
brief 
Num
0 x 1 5 F F plus Num
0 x 2 B 0 1 equals Num
0 x 4 1 0 0 
superbrief 
Num
0 x 1 5 F F plus Num
0 x 2 B 0 1 equals Num
0 x 4 1 0 0 
Rule 1.5  ID: numbers_ROM1
Example 1numbers_ROM105
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Upper
I comma UpperWord
I I comma UpperWord
I I I comma UpperWord
I V comma Upper
I period 
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Upper
I comma UpperWord
I I comma UpperWord
I I I comma UpperWord
I V comma Upper
I period 
superbrief 
Upper
I comma UpperWord
I I comma UpperWord
I I I comma UpperWord
I V comma Upper
I period 
Rule 1.6  ID: numbers_MOD1
Example 1numbers_MOD105
Note: Most texttospeech engines will not render the "point" if "3 point" is written as "3.", so numbers ending with a decimal point are explicitly written out.
Comment on example 1Rule 1.7  ID: numbers_SPC1
Applies To
Numbers with Spaces
Description
Spaces are removed from numbers