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AP Quizzes: Quiz 10

by Alyse McKeal

Dimensions and Miles: Quiz 10

Dimensions

"When writing about height, weight or other dimensions, use figures and spell out words such as feet, miles, etc. Examples: She is 5-foot-3. He wrote with a 2-inch pencil."

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Miles

"Use figures for any distances over 10. For any distances below 10, spell out the distance. Examples: My flight covered 1,113 miles. The airport runway is five miles long."

Credit: Owl at PurdueAssociate Press Style