How to sign 40 in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

With your hand in front of you and your palm oriented away from yourself, sign the number "4" then the number "0".

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for 40
Extend all fingers except your thumb, resembling the number four.
Dominant Handshape for 40
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.

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