Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: 2.7km2

  1. #1
    keannu's Avatar
    keannu is offline Key Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Korean
      • Home Country:
      • South Korea
      • Current Location:
      • South Korea
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    4,308
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default 2.7km2

    Do you read this as "two point seven square kilometer" or "~kilometers"? Singular or plural? What about cubic meter or meters?

    ma78),,,The Surtsey eruption continued for a little more than three and a half years. When they stopped, the island had grown to a size of 2.7km2

  2. #2
    emsr2d2's Avatar
    emsr2d2 is offline Moderator
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    22,458
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: 2.7km2

    Two point seven square kilometres. (BrE)
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Hotchalk