Correct spelling, explanation: this form is the correct one because nd is the ending for ordinal number second. Therefore every number which ends with a second will have this ending – just like 62nd. This means 62nd is the correct form and
62th is incorrect.
Definition of 62nd:
numeral, the ordinal number between 61st and 63rd
Today is the 62nd day of my diet and I am feeling great.
On John’s 62nd birthday he decided to retire.
Incorrect spelling, explanation:
62th is an incorrect form because th ending is used for ordinal numbers ending with th sound. Therefore, sixty-second (62nd) cannot end with th, but with nd, as in second. This means 62nd is the correct form.
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