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  1. The numeral in this case is in the nominative case and should control the noun, forcing it to take the form of the genitive case. But it can be a singular or plural form:

    – the singular form is required if it is the numerals two, three, four, as well as composite numerals that end in-two –, – three –,– four –: two steps, three steps, four steps, thirty-two steps, forty-three steps, fifty-four steps.

    – the plural form�is used in all other cases: five steps, seven steps, nine steps, twenty-six steps, thirty-eight steps.

    The numeral one and compound numerals ending in-one-require a noun in the singular and nominative case: one step, twenty-one steps.

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