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<p><b>New page</b></p><div>'''Use Numerals for the Following''':<br />
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1. Whole numbers plus fractions, e.g., 6 ½ yards, decimal fractions, and whole numbers in close proximity to decimal fractions<br />
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2. Time expressed in exact terms, e.g., 11:00 a.m.<br />
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3. All numbers in equations and formulas<br />
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4. All federal, state, and interstate highways<br />
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5. [[Percentage | Percentages]] (In humanities papers, use “percent.” In scientific papers and statistical studies, use the percent sign, e.g., 45 percent of the electorate and 75% of the ants, respectively.)<br />
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6. Parts of books (Note: the ''words chapter, part, appendix, table, figure,'' etc. are lowercase in the text.), e.g., chapter 2, volume 4, and table 15<br />
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7. Days (given as cardinal numbers) and years standing alone unless found at the beginning of sentences, e.g., 2000<br />
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8. Numbers designating local branches of labor unions and fraternal lodges, e.g., United Auto Workers, Local 890, and Typographical Union no. 16<br />
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9. In scientific contexts<br />
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a. Physical quantities and units of time, whether whole numbers or fractions, followed by an abbreviated form of the unit, e.g., 50 km, 4.5 L, and 240 V<br />
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b. All numbers greater than nine (cardinals and ordinals)<br />
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10. Monetary quantities are either given in numerals (with dollar or cent signs) or in words (with the words ''dollars'' or ''cents''). Whichever you choose, be consistent.<br />
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'''Use Words for the Following''':<br />
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1. Any number beginning a sentence and round numbers (hundreds, thousands, etc.)<br />
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2. Particular centuries (lowercase), e.g., the twenty-first century and the eighteen hundreds. Decades are either spelled out or expressed with numerals, e.g., the nineties or the 1990s. Whichever form you choose, be consistent.<br />
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3. Time expressed in quarter and half hours, hours followed by o’clock, and noon and midnight, e.g., half past three and five o’clock<br />
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4. Days when not accompanied by the month or year (given as ordinals)<br />
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5. Numbers one hundred or less designating successive dynasties, governments, and other governing bodies; military units; and political or judicial divisions, e.g., the Eighteenth Dynasty, Fifth Republic, Second Continental Congress, and the Fourth Infantry Division<br />
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6. Numbers that are part of the names of places of worship, e.g., the Fourth Presbyterian Church and the Twenty-first Church of Christ, Scientist<br />
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7. Numbered streets of one hundred or less, e.g., First Avenue and Ninety-Fifth Street<br />
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8. In nontechnical contexts<br />
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a. Whole numbers from one to one hundred (cardinals and ordinals); physical quantities when between one and one hundred; and simple fractions, e.g., one and ninety-nine; twenty degrees; three-by-five cards; and three-quarters of the book <br />
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9. In scientific/financial contexts<br />
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a. Single digit numbers (cardinals and ordinals)<br />
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'''Use Words and Numerals for the Following''':<br />
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1. Very large numbers (millions or more), especially when the quantity is fractional, e.g., 2.3 million and 25 million</div>Paperadmin