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Amounts of Money In general, people say amounts of money in groups indicating dollars and cents. Join the dollars and cents groups with and.

However, people sometimes leave off the words dollars and cents and some of the number words, especially when it’s clear they are talking about money.

When the amount of cents is less than ten, we can say the number of cents in two ways: Twenty-nine dollars and three cents Twenty-nine oh three The value of U.S. coins in numbers does not appear on all coins. U.S. coins have special names, but they appear only on some coins. The size of a coin does not indicate relative value, either. Nickels are bigger than dimes, but they are worth less. Dimes are slightly smaller than pennies, but they are worth more. The following table gives the value of each coin:

In everyday speech, a popular slang expression for dollar is buck. People use this word in friendly, casual conversation. Hey, you owe me five bucks for lunch! I just won fifty bucks in the lottery! Let’s go out for pizza!

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