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Approximate Numbers - Part 1

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ID: QW0345 Elementary
When talking about some things like how much someone's salary is or someone's age, sometimes it's best not to be so accurate. Along come approximate numbers! In the first of this two part series, learn about difference between the characters 几 (jǐ) and 多 (duō).
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它们都是约数。
tāmen dōu shì yuēshù 。
They are all approximate numbers.
几”的前面可以用数字,也可以不用数字。
jǐ ”de qiánmian kěyǐ yòng shùzì ,yě kěyǐ bùyòng shùzì 。
A number can be placed before “jǐ”, but it also doesn't need to have one.
几本书
jǐ běn shū
several books
十几个人
shí jǐ gè rén
more than ten people
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