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One Used as a Pronoun 

One Used as a Pronoun

Numbers and Percentages

Stephen J. Lurie

and Margaret A. Winker

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One Used as a Pronoun

The word one should be spelled out when used as a pronoun or noun.

The investigators compared a new laboratory method with the standard one.

These differences may be concealed if one looks only at the total group.

William James uses the idea of the one and the many as the great challenge of the philosophical mind.

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