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How to Write a Check - Step 2

The Amount of Your Check

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At this point, you write the amount of your payment in numeric form.
How to Write a Check - Step 2
Write the amount of your payment in the small box. You should start as far over to the left as possible. If your payment is for $8.15, the "8" should be right up against the left-hand border of the box. This prevents anybody from slipping in an extra number or two (which we'll see in the next step).

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