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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

    See the Reference section for more information about numbers and measurements in German.


    This page titled 3.6: Number Formats is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Howard Martin revised by Alan Ng.

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