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To say numbers in Maori we use an expanded number system
Study the guides below to learn how to form numbers correctly.
11   one ten and one tekau ma tahi
12 one ten and two tekau ma rua
19 one ten and nine tekau ma iwa
20 two tens  rua tekau
21 two tens and one rua tekau ma tahi
64 six tens and four ono tekau ma wha
70 seven tens  whitu tekau

The chart below is another way to learn numbers
1. Look at the first number that you come to in the first row.
  It is a two.
2. Read the black word at the top of that column
  It is tekau.
3.  Before you can say the last number in the next column,
  you say ma, followed by the last number,
  which is a one.
  Putting the whole lot together you get:
  rua tekau ma tahi = 21
                                                                    ma
mano rau tekau 
2 1
Follow the above pattern to translate the next line.
 Start with the four.
                                                                    ma
mano rau tekau 
4 3 5
 When you think you have the answer, click here for your answer.

Now try the following
                                                                    ma
mano rau tekau 
2 6 4 1
 When you think you have the answer, click here for your answer.

When putting together numbers that have a 0 in them, you leave out the whole row
Now try the following
                                                                   ma
mano rau tekau 
6 0 4 0
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