Definition of compound number in English:
A quantity expressed in terms of more than one unit or denomination, such as 5 feet 7 inches or 2 pounds 3 ounces.
- If the number is 21 or below, you will have two numbers, a compound number and a one digit number.
- Occasionally, compound numbers are presented Western-style with digits following one another.
- However, compound numbers are written the opposite way, with the higher digits on the right.
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