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Another thing to consider: The German publications are getting "internationalized" more often compared to the past. It used to be the case that a lot of German research work was primarily done in German and written for a German speaking audience (in Germany, Austria, Switzerland), especially in social science, psychology etc. There is a shift for ...


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In school and in texts for the general public/a non-international audience, you will pretty much only find the German way of writing decimals: using a decimal comma. At university or in similar contexts of higher education, top-level research or large international companies, a decimal dot might be used for any of the following reasons: the writers are used ...


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