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In each of these three sentences, can you replace the missing number, which appears as a hyphenated word. For example, twenty-one, thirty-two, etc.

This sentence contains ==?== letters, one hyphen, two commas and a full stop.

Interestingly, this sentence contains ==?== letters, one hyphen, three commas and the final full stop.

Finally, this sentence contains ==?== letters, one hyphen, three commas and one full stop.

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Answer:

This sentence contains sixty-seven letters, one hyphen, two commas and a full stop.

Interestingly, this sentence contains eighty-nine letters, one hyphen, three commas and the final full stop.

Finally, this sentence contains seventy-nine letters, one hyphen, three commas and one full stop.

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