Speaking less-than-unit decimals

As far as I know, decimals smaller than unit can be read, for instance:

“0.38” -> “Point 3, 8”

But, in one of the IELTS sample listening tasks (around 1:30), they say something like

“0.75” -> “north? 7 5″

“0.5” -> “north? 5″

What does he really say?, cause I am pretty sure he does not say “Oh” for the zero.

Feel free to move this question to ell, since I am not sure where to ask this.


He is saying nought:

[from Oxford Living Dictionaries:]

NOUN British The digit 0.

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