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three million four hundred thousand six hundred thirty two

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  1. amateurr

    amateurr Senior Member

    Russian
    Could you tell me how to put "three million four hundred thousand six hundred thirty two" in numbers? I mean "three million = 3 000 000", "four hundred thousand = 400 000" and "six hundred thirty two = 632" but I can't put them together?


    Thank you!
     
  2. Kevin Beach

    Kevin Beach Senior Member

    3,400,632

    I have used the UK way of separating the digits. On the European continent, they would probably write the figure as 3.400.632
     
  3. Imber Ranae Senior Member

    English - USA
    ?? Of course you can put them together.

    3 400 632 / 3,400,632 / 3.400.632
     
  4. cyberpedant

    cyberpedant Senior Member

    North Adams, MA
    English USA, Northeast, NYC
    3,400,632 is how we do it in the US. Other languages may substitute periods for the commas. The period is used in American English to indicate the beginning of a decimal [tenths, hundredths, etc.] We don't ordinarily separate orders of magnitude by spaces.
     

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