Hyphens and Dashes between Numbers (with Examples)
Hyphens and Dashes between NumbersThis page is about when to use hyphens and dashes between numbers.
Hyphens between NumbersHyphens are used between numbers:
(1) When putting dividers in long numbers (e.g., serial numbers or telephone numbers)
- two hundred and thirty-two
(3) When writing fractions in full.
Dashes between NumbersDashes are used between numbers:
(1) To show ranges.
- 0800–0900 hrs
- 10–15 minutes
- 100–120 staff
Read more about en dashes and em dashes.