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what's the difference between 一二三四五六七八九十 and 壹贰叁肆伍陆柒捌?


#1

Hi @YuQinCai, @Constance_Fang @Fiona and the ChinesePod team, my question is this:
what’s the difference between 一二三四五六七八九十 and 壹贰叁肆伍陆柒捌?
as far as I know, both represent Chinese numbers from 1 to 10, but what’s the different?


#2

Hello!You’re right, both those sets of characters are numbers. The numbers in the first set, 一二三四五六七八九十 are used in daily life. The numbers in the second set, 壹贰叁肆伍陆柒捌玖拾佰仟 are sometimes used for financial documents, and are much more formal.