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Rate/ratio: What are the differences between 「一年一万円」,「一年に一万円」,「一年で一万円」?

In this sentence, 「で」means something like "as for." 'One' is the most basic number, so there is no need to use 'as for'. But it's also OK to say,「一つで200円です」.
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Rate/ratio: What are the differences between 「一年一万円」,「一年に一万円」,「一年で一万円」?

Generally counter-phrases can be used adverbially. As for 一つ in the sentence, that's why. Counters with and without の So it can be 三つ500円, too. As for に vs で, に is more felt like ratio, i.e., 'per' ...
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回{まわ}り as a counter for 12 years?

In addition to TGPNG's correct answer, I would like to add that I have only ever heard the counter ‑回り (to measure years) used for people's ages. This is probably because the Chinese zodiac is in ...
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回{まわ}り as a counter for 12 years?

Echoing another comment: the Chinese equivalent to 一回り would be 一轮, which refers to two people of the same zodiac but 12 years apart. 二回り would then be 12x2=24 years of age difference.
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回{まわ}り as a counter for 12 years?

It is a measurement of time based on the zodiac cycle. There are 12 zodiacs and each year the zodiac changes to the next. Every 12 years the zodiac repeats; two people have the same zodiac sign if ...
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How does one pronounce "11.53 cups"?

Usually it's じゅういち てん ご さんばい or じゅういち てん ご さんはい The digits in the fractional part are pronounced one by one, and rendaku with the counter at the end concerns the one digit before it immediately, ...
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