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Unformatted text preview: Common Problem Areas 1. Know the difference between their and there; two and too; due and do; hear and here; loan and borrow, etc. Use words correctly 2. Spell all words correctly 3. A sentence must include only one basic idea. Business readers prefer short, punchy sentences to long, involved, convoluted sentences 4. A paragraph must contain at least two sentences Structure 1. Punctuate correctly. Refer to Strunk and Whites The Elements of Style if you need assistance. 2. Write in complete sentences; Do not write sentence fragments 3. Do not write run on sentences 4. Do not attempt to convey too much information in one sentence; Rather than write one long, wordy sentence, write several short, clear ones 5. Do not begin a sentence with a number 6. Spell numbers less than 10. Write as a numeral those 10 or greater 7. Do not use the words got or a lot 8. Write percentages with a number and percentage sign (58%)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2012 for the course CBPM 81140 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '11 term at Palmer Chiropractic.
- Fall '11