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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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