How to sign number in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the fingertips of both hands touching each other in front of you. The wrist of your dominant hand should be rotated slightly back and your the wrist of your non-dominant hand should be rotated slightly forward. Then, move you the fingertips of each hand away and then back toward each other while rotating your dominant wrist away from yourself and your non-dominant wrist toward yourself.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of number

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of number

End of Sign

Final Frame of number

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for number
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.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for number
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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