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Decimal Format.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0017.022.0018
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The decimal format is recommended for numbers used with units of measure. Fractions should not be used with SI units. Mixed fractions occasionally are used in text to indicate less precise measurements and most commonly involve units of measure that represent time. After more than 7½ years of investigation, the effort to develop a new vaccine was abandoned....

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