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NUMBER(6)                      BSD Games Manual                      NUMBER(6)

     number -- convert Arabic numerals to English

     number [-l] [number ...]

     The number utility prints the English equivalent of the number to the
     standard output, with each 10^3 magnitude displayed on a separate line.
     If no argument is specified, number reads lines from the standard input.

     The options are as follows:

     -l      Display the number on a single line.

     Although number understand fractions, it doesn't understand exponents.

BSD                             March 31, 1994                             BSD

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