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Punctuation 

Chapter:
Mathematical Composition
Author(s):

Stephen J. Lurie

Punctuation after a set-off equation is helpful and often clarifies the meaning. Display equations are often preceded by punctuation. In the linear quadratic equation model, the survival probability for cells receiving a j increment of radiation, Dj, is as follows: S = exp(−αDj − βDj), where α and β are the parameters of the linear quadratic equation model.Do not use periods after a set-off equation if the equation is preceded by a period.

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