I agree with previous user comments. The only time a point is used in numbers in English is to denote decimals i.e. 14.052 means 14 whole parts and

Belinda

Kwiziq community member

18 November 2018

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I agree with previous user comments. The only time a point is used in numbers in English is to denote decimals i.e. 14.052 means 14 whole parts and

the rest would in effect denote the fraction, 52/1000. Commas or spaces  would be used to denote the number fourteen thousand and fifty two : 14 052 or 14,052. I've done mathematics at university level but am getting my answers of how to write numbers in English 'wrong'. Your course is fantastic but this section on number writing definitely requires modification.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Writing decimal numbers in French"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

20 November 2018

20/11/18

Thank you Belinda, your comment is appreciated...

Shirley

Kwiziq community member

18 April 2019

18/04/19

I agree with Belinda.  I am not aware of an English speaking country where 78,005 (seventy eight thousand & five) would have a decimal between 78 and 005. 

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