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Autor:  Tiago T.
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Data:  16/ABR/2006 12:22 PM
Assunto:  Money
Mensagem:  eight thousand dollars = $ 8,000.00

decimal point (.) = dot used to separate the integer and the fractional parts of a decimal number

comma (,) = used to make large numbers more readable by separating groups of three digits

It's just the opposite of how it's used in Brazil:

oito mil reais = R$ 8.000,00

For information on how the decimal point is used in each country, refer to:


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Money  –  Pedro Luís  16/ABR/2006, 12:05 PM
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