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I'm not sure if the saying of the total amount USD 23,428.32 is correct below (esp. the 'cent' part after the dot):

Say U.S. dollars twenty-three thousand four hundred and twenty-eight and thirty-two cents.

And if it is 23,428.00, do I say

Say U.S. dollars twenty-three thousand four hundred and twenty-eight only.

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possible duplicate of How to write decimal values in words –  jwpat7 Apr 23 '12 at 6:36
    
I guess the question mentioned above doesn't address the ".00" case. Neither do question #28545 and question #10687 and question #33381. Oh well. –  jwpat7 Apr 23 '12 at 6:40
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On a check – which is one of the few places where you see such numbers written out in their long form – you might see any of the following conventions used:

  • Twenty-three thousand four hundred twenty-eight dollars & thirty-two cents
  • Twenty-three thousand four hundred twenty-eight dollars and 32 cents
  • Twenty-three thousand four hundred twenty-eight dollars and 32/100

I don't believe too many people would use the top one, though – not when they were writing out the number in longhand – although you might see the number of cents spelled out on a computer-printed check.

In the case where the dollar amount is even, you might see:

  • Twenty-three thousand four hundred twenty-eight dollars and no cents
  • Twenty-three thousand four hundred twenty-eight dollars and no/100
  • Twenty-three thousand four hundred twenty-eight dollars & 0/100
  • Twenty-three thousand four hundred twenty-eight dollars only

I think the last one is relatively uncommon, although I've personally used it for decades. (I first saw it as a teenager, thought it was a cool, quirky way to write checks in even amounts, and so I adopted the practice.) Sometimes I'll even use the word exactly, when the dollar amount is more even:

  • Twenty-three thousand four hundred dollars exactly

although I don't usually write checks in that large an amount.

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If I was saying them,

Twenty-three thousand, four hundred and twenty-eight dollars, and thirty-two cents

(with that first 'and' being used in speech, but not in writing eg on a cheque, although interestingly in the UK you can use that first 'and')

and

Twenty-three thousand, four hundred and twenty-eight dollars

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Prescriptively (and on bank documents), the first 'and' should not be used; it should only be used as a separator between the dollars and the cents. In speech, it's hard to avoid the first 'and'. –  Mitch Apr 23 '12 at 15:54
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Probably your answer is true. But i can write USD 23,428.32 as " U. S. DOLLARS TWENTY-THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-EIGHT AND THIRTY-TWO HUNDREDTHS".

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Nobody in the US uses "hundredths" to describe "cents" normally –  simchona Apr 23 '12 at 6:56
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@simchona: except on a check, where most would write 32/100 after the "...Twenty-Eight" (sorry, I couldn't write it in all CAPS, it was getting too loud in here) –  J.R. Apr 23 '12 at 8:57
    
@J.R. I know that write it in all CAPS, getting too loud in here. I write all in caps because to notify people. Don't be silly. –  Rahul May 26 '12 at 6:47
    
Yes, the comment was silly, but I don't see what's wrong with an occasional silly comment – not if it's only intended to amuse the community. After all, EL&U should be both interesting and fun. When I wrote my comment, the O.P. had written his question in ALL CAPS as well (it has since been edited), so essentially, most of the page looked like a lot of yelling was going on. Note, too, the main part of my comment (the part outside the parentheses) supports what you originally wrote. I meant no harm. –  J.R. May 26 '12 at 10:53
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and is used only to separate Dollars and cents.

101 is written One hundred one with no and.

US$ 101.50 would be written as US Dollar One hundred One and Fifty cents

Where the amount is a whole number (no cents), it is terminated by the word Only:

Dollars One hundred One only.

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