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International Numeric Conventions
Great Britain and the United States are two of the few places in the world that use a period to indicate the decimal place. Many other countries use a comma instead.
Likewise, while the U.K. and U.S. use a comma to separate groups of thousands, many other countries use a period instead, and some countries separate thousands groups with a thin space.