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    3/4 degree (fraction)

    Which is correct, three quarters degree or three quarter degree?
    Last edited by sitifan; 17-May-2014 at 12:04.
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    Re: 3/4 degree (fraction)

    Do you have a context?

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    Re: 3/4 degree (fraction)

    I have no context.
    one and three quarters years
    two and three quarters years

    Are the above two expressions acceptable?
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    Re: 3/4 degree (fraction)

    No.

    one and three quarter years
    two and three quarter years

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    Re: 3/4 degree / degrees?

    Which is correct?
    three quarters degree
    three quarter degree
    three quarters degrees
    three quarter degrees
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    Re: 3/4 degree / degrees?

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    Which is correct?
    three quarters degree
    three quarter degree
    three quarters degrees
    three quarter degrees
    "Three quarters of a degree" = "Zero point seven five degrees".
    And see my last reply to your previous post about halves.

    Note also that the context is important. "A three quarter degree angle" doesn't take a plural on 'degree'.

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