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    One third vs. One-third

    What can a hyphen between one and third do in the phrase One third of the population?

    Which is the correct usage of One third in that sentence, with the hyphen or without?


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    Re: One third vs. One-third

    Originally Posted by Yura Reiri
    What can a hyphen between one and third do in the phrase One third of the population?

    I am not sure what you are asking. A hyphen can do nothing in my opinion. It's just a symbol.
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    Which is the correct usage of One third in that sentence, with the hyphen or without?
    In your phrase (note that "one third of the population" isn't a sentence -- it's a phrase) no hyphen is right.

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    Re: One third vs. One-third

    Not a teacher

    The spelling with the hyphen is the correct one according to the dictionaries I've checked. However you will find plenty versions without the "-" if you google it, but that doesn't mean it is correct.

    Hopefully a teacher can give you more information.

    P.S.: To my knowdlege: only if it is an adjectival phrase use a hyphen.
    Last edited by Michael84; 20-Jun-2011 at 14:15. Reason: P.S.:

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    Re: One third vs. One-third

    Originally Posted by Michael84
    The spelling with the hyphen is the correct one according to the dictionaries I've checked. However you will find plenty versions without the "-" if you google it, but that doesn't mean it is correct.
    From Wikipedia:

    Fractions as modifiers are hyphenated: "five-eighths inches", but if numerator or denominator are already hyphenated, the fraction itself does not take a hyphen: "a thirty-three thousandth part". (Fractions used as nouns have no hyphens: "I ate only one third of the pie.")

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    Re: One third vs. One-third

    This question is discussed at length here:
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