How do we say "0,5" oh point five or oh comma 5?
- Anonymous9 months agoFavourite answer
We don't use a comma (we have a decimal point)
and then it is Nought point 5 or Zero point five.
Numerically commas are only used to separate thousands eg 1,000,000 which we read as 1 million.
- ZirpLv 79 months ago
in some lines of work it would be "zero decimal five"
in unofficial capacities it would be "one half" or "half a"
- RPLv 79 months ago
I'd say "zero or oh comma five" because a comma is not a point, dot, or period.
- John PLv 79 months ago
In Britain most frequently as "Nought point five". In the armed forces and police etc "Zero point five". I cannot think that in nearly 70 years I have ever heard "oh point five".
Note also that in writing we use the full stop (period) thus 0.5, not the comma as in many European languages ( 0,5 ).
Await answers from Americans, Australians etc about habits in their countries - they may say it differently.
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- Land-sharkLv 79 months ago
Depends who the 'we' are.
In the UK we say "Nought point five" or "Zero point five".