How to Spell 50 (Fifty or Fivety)

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You may be one of those who are confused when you have to type or write 50 whether fifty or fivety. Well, it seems that you are not alone, moreover if you are a new learner because some other people may also feel similarly.

The Correct Spelling for 50

The correct spelling for 50 is fifty. It is understandable if you are often wrong in spelling it to be fivety because 5 is spelled five so you may think that when the number is 50 then it becomes fivety. However, this thinking is totally wrong. Once again, the correct spelling for 50 is fifty.

Here are some examples of spelling 50 in sentences.

  • My father is fifty years old.
  • I have fifty books in my bookcase.
  • She studied at universities in the fifties.

So, make sure that you remember this because it is the basic thing in English.

What Is 50th In A Sentence?

When you read an English text, you may find that there is 50th in a sentence. But, what does it mean? Well, 50th is the abbreviation of fiftieth. It is an ordinal number that functions to express a sequence. For example:

  • This is her 50th book that she has written.
  • This is his 50th birthday.
  • This is 50th stamp that he collects.

Correct Spelling for 1 to 100 (Cardinal Number)

For your learning, I provide you the correct spelling for 1 to 100 as you are able to see below.

1 = one

2 = two

3 = three

4 = four

5 = five

6 = six

7 = seven

8 = eight

9 = nine

10 = ten

11 = eleven

12 = twelve

13 = thirteen

14 = fourteen

15 = fifteen

16 = sixteen

17 = seventeen

18 = eighteen

19 = nineteen

20 = twenty

21 = twenty-one

22 = twenty-two

23 = twenty-three

24 = twenty-four

25 = twenty-five

26 = twenty-six

27 = twenty-seven

28 = twenty-eight

29 = twenty-nine

30 = thirty

31 = thirty-one

32 = thirty-two

33 = thirty-three

34 = thirty-four

35 = thirty-five

36 = thirty-six

37 = thirty-seven

38 = thirty-eight

39 = thirty-nine

40 = forty

41 = forty-one

42 = forty-two

43 = forty-three

44 = forty-four

45 = forty-five

46 = forty-six

47 = forty-seven

48 = forty-eight

49 = forty-nine

50 = fifty

51 = fifty-one

52 = fifty-two

53 = fifty-three

54 = fifty-four

55 = fifty-five

56 = fifty-six

57 = fifty-seven

58 = fifty-eight

59 = fifty-nine

60 = sixty

61 = sixty-one

62 = sixty-two

63 = sixty-three

64 = sixty-four

65 = sixty-five

66 = sixty-six

67 = sixty-seven

68 = sixty-eight

69 = sixty-nine

70 = seventy

71 = seventy-one

72 = seventy-two

73= seventy-three

74 = seventy-four

75 = seventy-five

76 = seventy-six

77 = seventy-seven

78 = seventy-eight

79 = seventy-nine

80 = eighty

81 = eighty-one

82 = eighty-two

83 = eighty-three

84 = eighty-four

85 = eighty-five

86 = eighty-six

87 = eighty-seven

88 = eighty-eight

89 = eighty-nine

90 = ninety

91 = ninety-one

92 = ninety-two

93 = ninety-three

94 = ninety-four

95 = ninety-five

96 = ninety-six

97 = ninety-seven

98 = ninety-eight

99 = ninety-nine

100 = one hundred

The Correct Spelling for 1st to 100th (Ordinal Number)

And here is the list of ordinal numbers from 1st to 100th in the correct spelling.

1 = first

2 = second

3 = third

4 = fourth

5 = fifth

6 = sixth

7 = seventh

8 = eighth

9 = ninth

10 = tenth

11 = eleventh

12 = twelfth

13 = thirteenth

14 = fourteenth

15 = fifteenth

16 = sixteenth

17 = seventeenth

18 = eighteenth

19 = nineteenth

20 = twentieth

21 = twenty-first

22 = twenty-second

23 = twenty-third

24 = twenty-fourth

25 = twenty-fifth

26 = twenty-sixth

27 = twenty-seventh

28 = twenty-eighth

29 = twenty-ninth

30 = thirtieth

31 = thirty-first

32 = thirty-second

33 = thirty-third

34 = thirty-fourth

35 = thirty-fifth

36 = thirty-sixth

37 = thirty-seventh

38 = thirty-eighth

39 = thirty-ninth

40 = fortieth

41 = forty-first

42 = forty-second

43 = forty-third

44 = forty-fourth

45 = forty-fifth

46 = forty-sixth

47 = forty-seventh

48 = forty-eighth

49 = forty-ninth

50 = fiftieth

51 = fifty-first

52 = fifty-second

53 = fifty-third

54 = fifty-fourth

55 = fifty-fifth

56 = fifty-sixth

57 = fifty-seventh

58 = fifty-eighth

59 = fifty-ninth

60 = sixtieth

61 = sixty-first

62 = sixty-second

63 = sixty-third

64 = sixty-fourth

65 = sixty-fifth

66 = sixty-sixth

67 = sixty-seventh

68 = sixty-eighth

69 = sixty-ninth

70 = seventieth

71 = seventy-first

72 = seventy-second

73= seventy-third

74 = seventy-fourth

75 = seventy-fifth

76 = seventy-sixth

77 = seventy-seventh

78 = seventy-eighth

79 = seventy-ninth

80 = eightieth

81 = eighty-first

82 = eighty-second

83 = eighty-third

84 = eighty-fourth

85 = eighty-fifth

86 = eighty-sixth

87 = eighty-seventh

88 = eighty-eighth

89 = eighty-ninth

90 = ninetieth

91 = ninety-first

92 = ninety-second

93 = ninety-third

94 = ninety-fourth

95 = ninety-fifth

96 = ninety-sixth

97 = ninety-seventh

98 = ninety-eighth

99 = ninety-ninth

100 = one hundredth

Quiz About Numbers

After you read the information above about the correct spelling for numbers, you may want to test yourself. If so, you are able to try answering the quiz below and then check the correct answer in the answer key.

  1. The correct spelling for 40 is …
    a. Fourty b. Fouty c. Forty
  2. The correct spelling for 50 is …
    a. Fifty b. Fivety c. Fifti
  3. The correct spelling for 12 is …
    a. Twelfe b. Twelve c. Twelfth
  4. The correct spelling for 8 is …
    a. Eigh b. Eighth c. Eight
  5. The correct spelling for 13 is …
    a. Thirteen b. Thirtin c. Threeteen
  6. The correct spelling for 1st is …
    a. One b. frist c. first
  7. The correct spelling for 5th is …
    a. Fifth b. Fiveth c. Fith
  8. The correct spelling for 11th is …
    a. Eleventh b. Eleveth c. Elephant
  9. The correct spelling for 21st is …
    a. Twenty-oneth b. Twenty-first c. Twenty-frist
  10. The correct spelling for 32nd is …
    a. Thirty-two b. Thirty-second c. Thirty-secondth

Here is the answer key.

  1. C. Forty
  2. A. Fifty
  3. B. Twelve
  4. C. Eight
  5. A. Thirteen
  6. C. First
  7. A. Fifth
  8.  A. Eleventh
  9. B. Twenty-First
  10. B. Thirty-Second

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