How can I make sure numbers are read out correctly?

Numbers are read based on context, however, you can clarify the type of number, such as reference, dollar amount, year, or phone number, by appropriate formatting:

  • Reference numbers or pages:

If the reference number 1246 should be read as “one two four six,” use spaces between numbers and enter it as "1 2 4 6"

  • Dollar amounts:

With dollar amounts: If $1,200,0000 should be read as “one point two million dollars” enter it as " $1.2 million". 

  • Years:

If you want 2022 to be read as "two thousand and twenty-two", you would enter it as "2,022" 

  • Phone numbers:

A simple way to get the AI to read a number as a phone number ending with double digits is to add spaces between the numbers. For (206) 555-3131 you would enter it as "2 0 6 5 5 5 31 31"

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