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Combining Numerals and Words

Stephen J. Lurie and Margaret A. Winker

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.267
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Use a combination of numerals and words to express rounded large numbers and consecutive numerical expressions.Rounded large numbers, such as those starting with million, should be expressed with numerals ... More
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Rounded Large Numbers

Stephen J. Lurie and Margaret A. Winker

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.586
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Rounded large numbers, such as those starting with million, should be expressed with numerals and words.The disease affects 5 million to 6 million people. [Note that the word million is repeated to avoid ... More
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Consecutive Numerical Expressions

Stephen J. Lurie and Margaret A. Winker

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.587
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When 2 numbers appear consecutively in a sentence, either reword the sentence or spell out 1 of the numbers for clarity.Study participants were provided twenty 5-mL syringes. Avoid: In the cohort of 1500, ... More

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