Writing for Business

Jun 24 2009   6:21PM GMT

Use numerals for fractions or spell out?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?
According to IDG Research Services, only _____ of IT managers say they have good visibility into new application development spending.
a. one-third
b. 1/3

Answer: a

Explanation: Spell out simple fractions.

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