# What is the scale of the number 765,381?

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$0$ or $3$ according to whether "$,$" is being used as a decimal or thousands separator.

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The scale of a number is the number of decimal places.

If by "765,381" you mean $765381$, then its scale is $0$.

If by "765,381" you mean $765.381$, then its scale is $3$.

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