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    Default 0.5 meter or 0.5 meters for decimal numbers ?

    Which is correct
    0.5 meter or 0.5 meters ?

    Many people use plural form in decimal numbers. But i don't know the reason why.. would someone like to explain the reason to me ?

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    Default Re: 0.5 meter or 0.5 meters for decimal numbers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by paladewa View Post
    Which is correct
    0.5 meter or 0.5 meters ?

    Many people use the plural form in decimal numbers, but I don't know the reason why. Would someone like to explain it to me ?
    Welcome to the forums, paladewa and thank you for giving your thread a great title.

    This question has been asked and answered before. Click HERE to read about it.

    Always capitalise I and don't leave a space before a question mark.

    Rover

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    Default Re: 0.5 meter or 0.5 meters for decimal numbers ?

    It depends on how you read "0.5 m".

    You can say "zero point five metres" or "half a meter".

    Take your pick.

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    Unhappy Re: 0.5 meter or 0.5 meters for decimal numbers ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forums, paladewa and thank you for giving your thread a great title.

    This question has been asked and answered before.

    Always capitalise I and don't leave a space before a question mark.

    Rover
    ohh someone had asked it already, anyway thanks for your corrections . They were my bad habits in writing.

    Quote Originally Posted by abaka View Post
    It depends on how you read "0.5 m".

    You can say "zero point five metres" or "half a meter".

    Take your pick.
    Thanks mate. I really appreciate it

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