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Numerals

Main articles: Western Arabic numerals and Eastern Arabic numerals There are two kinds of numerals used along with Arabic text; Western Arabic numerals and Eastern Arabic numerals. In most of present-day North Africa, the usual Western Arabic numerals are used. Like Western Arabic numerals, in Eastern Arabic numerals, the units are always right-most, and the highest value left-most.

Letters as numerals

Main article: Abjad numerals

In addition, the Arabic alphabet can be used to represent numbers (Abjad numerals). This usage is based on the "abjadi order of the alphabet.,and so on until This is sometimes used to produce chronograms.

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