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    Wherever I go, there I am. indianroads's Avatar
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    temperature and distance

    Dealing with numbers is sometimes tricky for me, but I usually write out numbers less or equal to ten and use regular numbers for everything else. Sometimes it gets ugly though, but I usually reword to avoid confusion and try to keep everything consistent.

    What about temperature and distance though? Do you write 5 C or five degrees Celsius? If I do 'fifty degrees Celsius' in one place I don't want to do 5 C in another. The same issue is with distance or speed. 80 KPH | eighty kilometers per hour | eighty KPH? or 8 KPH | eight kilometers per hour | eight KPH ?

    Maybe I just need to figure out a standard way of doing it and stick to that.

    Advice? What do you guys do?

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