Brandyn, the question is correct. In French, 78,005 is equivalent to 78.005 in English - in other words, the number 78 followed by a decimal point then 005 (meaning 5 thousandths).
If the question were "This is a number written in English: 78,005" (78 thousand and 5), the correct answer would be 78.005 in French.
In other words, when it comes to numbers, the comma/virgule and point/full stop always switch places in the 2 languages.
I am not quite sure what is your point ( excuse the pun!) Brandyn, but the lesson is to point out that a comma (virgule) in French is used for what is a decimal point in English and not to indicate thousands.
French 78,005 = 78.005 English
French 1,005 = 1.005 English
Hope this helps!
Hi Cécile, thanks for responding. Yes, I understand the difference. I just wanted to advise that the question is incorrect. If you reread the question This is a number in French: "78,005" like on the test. That is actually the number in English, not French. So the test question should say "This is a number written in English: "78,005".
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