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The dash includes the sense of ‘from’ or ‘between’; so, do not write ‘Steel contains from 0.1–1.7 % carbon’ or ‘Steel contains between 0.1–1.7% carbon’.



  • X–Y means ‘from X to Y’ or ‘between X and Y’.
  • These fossils are 30–35 million years old.


Last modified:15 September 2017 9.00 p.m.