Spell the ordinal number 288th: converted to US American English words, how to write it out

Convert 288th to (US) American English words:

lowercase: two hundred eighty-eighth

UPPERCASE: TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY-EIGHTH

Title Case: Two Hundred Eighty-Eighth

Sentence case: Two hundred eighty-eighth

287 = ? ... 289 = ?

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The ordinal numbers are converted to English words / text in:

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How to write ordinal numbers (those denoting order) down in words?

Most ordinal numbers end in "th", so just add "th" to the end of the cardinal number (those denoting quantity, ex: 1 one, 2 two, 3 three, 4 four, ... etc.):

  • cardinal: 4 = four -> ordinal: 4th = fourth
  • cardinal: 7 = seven -> ordinal: 7th = seventh
  • cardinal: 10 = ten -> ordinal: 10th = tenth
  • cardinal: 19 = nineteen -> ordinal: 19th = nineteenth
  • cardinal: 100 = one hundred -> ordinal: 100th = (one) hundredth
  • cardinal: 1,000 = one thousand -> ordinal: 1,000th = (one) thousandth

Exceptions:

  • cardinal: 1 = one -> ordinal: first = 1st
  • cardinal: 2 = two -> ordinal: second = 2nd
  • cardinal: 3 = three -> ordinal: third = 3rd
  • cardinal: 5 = five -> ordinal: fifth = 5th
  • cardinal: 8 = eight -> ordinal: eighth = 8th
  • cardinal: 9 = nine -> ordinal: ninth = 9th
  • cardinal: 12 = twelve -> ordinal: twelfth = 12th
  • cardinal: 20 = twenty -> ordinal: twentieth = 20th
  • cardinal: 30 = thirty -> ordinal: thirtieth = 30th
  • cardinal: 40 = forty -> ordinal: fortieth = 40th
  • cardinal: 50 = fifty -> ordinal: fiftieth = 50th
  • cardinal: 60 = sixty -> ordinal: sixtieth = 60th
  • cardinal: 70 = seventy -> ordinal: seventieth = 70th
  • cardinal: 80 = eighty -> ordinal: eightieth = 80th
  • cardinal: 90 = ninety -> ordinal: ninetieth = 90th

Full article: how to write ordinal numbers out in (US) American English words, using letters instead of numerals

Here there are a couple of the main ordinal numbers, from 1st up to 19th, you can find a longer list in the full article:

  • cardinal: 1 = one;
    ordinal: 1st = first;
  • cardinal: 2 = two;
    ordinal: 2nd, second;
  • cardinal: 3 = three;
    ordinal: 3rd, third;
  • cardinal: 4 = four;
    ordinal: 4th, fourth;
  • cardinal: 5 = five;
    ordinal: 5th, fifth;
  • cardinal: 6 = six;
    ordinal: 6th, sixth;
  • cardinal: 7 = seven;
    ordinal: 7th, seventh;
  • cardinal: 8 = eight;
    ordinal: 8th, eighth;
  • cardinal: 9 = nine;
    ordinal: 9th, ninth;
  • cardinal: 10 = ten;
    ordinal: 10th, tenth;
  • cardinal: 11 = eleven;
    ordinal: 11th, eleventh;
  • cardinal: 12 = twelve;
    ordinal: 12th, twelfth;
  • cardinal: 13 = thirteen;
    ordinal: thirteenth;
  • cardinal: 14 = fourteen;
    ordinal: 14th, fourteenth;
  • cardinal: 15 = fifteen;
    ordinal: 15th, fifteenth;
  • cardinal: 16 = sixteen;
    ordinal: 16th, sixteenth;
  • cardinal: 17 = seventeen;
    ordinal: 17th, seventeenth;
  • cardinal: 18 = eighteen;
    ordinal: 18th, eighteenth;
  • cardinal: 19 = nineteen;
    ordinal: 19th, nineteenth;

Full article: how to write ordinal numbers out in (US) American English words, using letters instead of numerals