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    Reading numbers

    Hello,

    How do you read this number?

    0.015

    a) zero point zero one five
    b) zero point oh one five
    c) oh point zero one five
    d) oh point oh one five

    If multiple options are natural, please say so. Might there be a difference between AmE and BrE?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Reading numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by echelon View Post
    Hello,

    How do you read this number?

    0.015

    a) zero point zero one five
    b) zero point oh one five
    c) oh point zero one five
    d) oh point oh one five

    If multiple options are natural, please say so. Might there be a difference between AmE and BrE?

    Thanks!
    Personally (BrE): choice A only.

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    Re: Reading numbers

    Personally (BE) I say nought point nought one five.
    Rover


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    Re: Reading numbers

    Any American would like to comment? Thanks for the replies.

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    Re: Reading numbers

    BrE again, I agree with a).

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    Re: Reading numbers

    Not a teacher.

    I'd probably say, unless there was some real chance of confusion, "point oh one five."

    But either "zero" or "oh" is understandable to Americans. Not sure that anyone would use "zero" and "oh" together in reading the same number.

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