Decimals and Percentage in English

We list some sentences containing decimals and percentage. The number zero ("0") in decimals is usually pronounced as "zero." We pronounce 0.1 as zero-point-one, or point-one without zero in a casual or informal manner.

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01.

0.023 (zero point zero two three)

02.

0.023 (point zero two three)

03.

0.1 (zero point one)

04.

0.01 (zero pont zero one)

05.

0.001 (zero point zero zero one)

06.

0.48 (zero point four eight)

07.

13.56 (thirteen point five six)

08.

99.701 (ninety-nine point seven zero one)

09.

25 % (twenty-five percent)

10.

99% (ninety-nine percent)

11.

A: Are you

B: Yes, of course.

**100%**sure? You don't sound convinced.B: Yes, of course.

12.

What's the population of China?

B: The population of China is approximately

B: The population of China is approximately

**1.3 billion**people.13.

**One in five people**are afraid of going to the dentist.

14.

**Nine out of ten people**like chocolate. The tenth person always lies.

15.

The current interest rate is

these days.

**1.5%**. Interest rates on savings accounts are lowthese days.

16.

The number pi (symbol: π) is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of a

circle's circumference to its diameter, and is approximately equal to

circle's circumference to its diameter, and is approximately equal to

**3.14159**.