number

NUMBER(6)                         Games Manual                       NUMBER(6)

NAME
     number — convert Arabic numerals to English

SYNOPSIS
     number [-l] [number ...]

DESCRIPTION
     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.

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

                                March 31, 1994