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Is the spelling "3 am" correct? I've always spell it as "3:00 a.m.".
Jun 23, 2015 9:54 AM
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Yes, it's OK. You can put the punctuation marks after 'a' and 'm' if you like, but not everyone does. Either 3 a.m. or 3 am is acceptable. Don't put the colon : between the numbers, though.
June 23, 2015
I usually write "3 am" - this is normal. If you want to use the 24 hour clock e.g. for professional reasons, you could write "03:00" (you don't need to add "am" here)
June 23, 2015
Either way is correct, 3 am or 3:00 a.m.
June 23, 2015
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