Lesson 433 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Parentheses

Use parentheses to enclose Arabic numerals which confirm written numbers. Example: They will arrive in (30) thirty days.
Instructions: Use parentheses where needed in these sentences.
1. The phone deal is for one hundred fifty 150 minutes a month.
2. It is interest free for ninety 90 days.
3. We only have room for forty-five 45 guests.
4. The firm has thirteen 13 openings at the present time.
5. They will lay off four hundred 400 workers in the next 6 six months.
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Answers:
1. The phone deal is for one hundred fifty (150) minutes a month.
2. It is interest free for ninety (90) days.
3. We only have room for forty-five (45) guests.
4. The firm has thirteen (13) openings at the present time.
5. They will lay off four hundred (400) workers in the next (6) six months.

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