# 3.6: Number Formats

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It is very important to remember a few small but crucial differences between printed numbers in German and English. Compare:

 GERMAN ENGLISH 12.000 12,000 10,354% 10.354% 1 353 432 1,353,432 SF 5.000,– 5,000.00 Swiss franc €235.500,34 €235,500.34 1,3 Millionen 1.3 million 3 Milliarden 3 billion 2 Billionen 2 trillion