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About dots! #1 (permalink) Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:55 am   About dots!
 

Dear forum users,
can we have more than a dot in one line?

Please tell me if the following sentence is correct or wrong:

Now (1) can easily be derived. Let us now prove (2). Since it is trivial for...
it's from a Maths paper. I think the following is beter :

Now (1) can easily be derived.
Let us now prove (2). Since it is trivial for...


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About dots! #2 (permalink) Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:00 pm   About dots!
 

Do ou mean can you have more than one sentence ending in a full stop on a line?
That's certainly possible. There is nothing wrong with example 1 as it is given. Books run sentences together all the time. It's usual in writing. If you wish to write one sentence on each line for clarity in a maths exam that is permissible, but it is not necessary. If you were writing an essay and started a new line after every full stop you would lose marks.
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About dots! #3 (permalink) Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:02 pm   About dots!
 

Ok, thank you very much.
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About dots! #4 (permalink) Wed Nov 30, 2011 19:56 pm   About dots!
 

it is so ord to make two dots in one sentence
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About dots! #5 (permalink) Wed Nov 30, 2011 20:39 pm   About dots!
 

You shouldn't have more than one full stop in a sentence. That would turn it into two sentences. You can, however, have more than one sentence on a line.
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