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1,000 (Posted on 2008-04-28) Difficulty: 1 of 5
What is the smallest part of 1,000?

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re: Comma vs Decimal | Comment 15 of 18 |
(In reply to Comma vs Decimal by ed bottemiller)

Could the smallest part of "1,000" be ",000"?

Many publishing manuals of style state that the thousands separator, in normal text for numbers, is not used for four digit numbers where no decimal fractional part is shown.  Even so we can not declare there is no decimal separator in "1,000". The comma may very well be the decimal separator, as many countries use it as such. (In the United States and the British Empire the radix point is represented with a full-stop and not a comma.)


 


  Posted by Dej Mar on 2008-05-02 23:50:54
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