# EL DOS AL MILLAR, de las Estimaciones de Trabajos Ejecutados....

## English translation: two per mil (or 2 ‰), same as 0.2%

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 Spanish term or phrase: el dos al millar English translation: two per mil (or 2 ‰), same as 0.2% Entered by:

 18:33 Dec 22, 2010
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 Spanish term or phrase: EL DOS AL MILLAR, de las Estimaciones de Trabajos Ejecutados.... How can I express this in either words or figures: I am assuming it means 0.002%, am I correct? "One Two Thousandth"??? Is that the same thing? Thanks.
 Local time: 09:49
 two per mil (or 2 ‰) Explanation:The correct tem is "per mil" (per thousand) akin to percent (per hundred) and it is 0.002 not 0.002 %. The a symbol is ‰ in nthe same vein of the percent symbol %
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coolbrowne
United States
Local time: 04:49
 Many thanks for your help, it makes sense now! Two per mil is the most succinct way of putting it, along with the symbol in brackets to reinforce.4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

5 +1two per mil (or 2 ‰)
 coolbrowne
3 -10.002%
 Phoebe Anne

10 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): -1
B) EL DOS AL MILLAR, de las Estimaciones de Trabajos Ejecutados....
0.002%

Explanation:
It's two per one thousand (percentage terms).
Hope this could help.

 Phoebe AnneNative speaker of: English, Spanish

disagree  coolbrowne: Wrong value: it's 0.002 not 0.002%. Yes, 2‰ is the same as 0.2% which is 100 times 0.002%
 2 hrs
-> 2/1000= 0.2%

2 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
EL DOS AL MILLAR
two per mil (or 2 ‰)

Explanation:
The correct tem is "per mil" (per thousand) akin to percent (per hundred) and it is 0.002 not 0.002 %. The a symbol is in nthe same vein of the percent symbol %

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per_mil
 coolbrowneUnited StatesLocal time: 04:49Specializes in fieldNative speaker of: English, PortuguesePRO pts in category: 16
 Many thanks for your help, it makes sense now! Two per mil is the most succinct way of putting it, along with the symbol in brackets to reinforce.

disagree  Phoebe Anne: it depends on the country. in Spanish is 0.2%
 9 mins
-> There is no error: 0.2% is the same as 2‰. They are both correct. Hence, there is no justification for a disagreement, thank you.

agree
 5 hrs
-> Thank you.

agree  John Rynne: yes
 11 hrs
-> Thank you.

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