# How to convert number to words

## Question:

I’m beginner, i have homework that requires the user to input a number and it convert it to words.For example:

``````15342
``````

to

``````one five three four two
``````

this’s my code, but it only work with a number:

``````def convert_text():
arr = ['zero','one','two','three','four','five','six','seven','eight','nine']
word = arr[n]
return word
n =int(input())
print(convert_text())
``````

I am not allowed to use the num2word library and dictionary.

Keep the value you pas being a string, then you can iterate over its chars

``````arr = ['zero', 'one', 'two', 'three', 'four', 'five', 'six', 'seven', 'eight', 'nine']

def convert_text(value):
result = []
for char in value:
result.append(arr[int(char)])
return " ".join(result)

print(convert_text("1625"))  # one six two five
print(convert_text("98322"))  # nine eight three two two

n = input()
print(convert_text(n))
``````

Or just with generator syntax

``````def convert_text(value):
return " ".join(arr[int(char)] for char in value)
``````

``````def convert_text(n):
word = ""
arr = ['zero','one','two','three','four','five','six','seven','eight','nine']
''' Convert to string n from input for iterate over each single unit'''
for value in str(n):
''' Convert back unit of string into number '''
num = int(value);
''' Add new word to previous words '''
word = word + " " + arr[num]
return word
n = int(input())
print(convert_text(n))
``````
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