Questions relating to the use of the apostrophe (’).

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Use of apostrophe in adjective phrase containing a possessive

I work and write for a tech company that has created many first-in-the-world technologies. In press releases, I often write something like “[Company name] today announced another world’s first with ...
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Should I write “WP page” or "WP's page?

I am writing a scientific paper and must refer to a page of Wikipedia (WP for short). Should I write "WP page" or "WP's page"? "WP's page" seems to me to be correct, but somehow it sounds strange...
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Is it necessary to use apostrophe s here?

Is it necessary to use apostrophe s here? The "acceleration magnitude" will be calculated. OR The acceleration's magnitude will be calculated. Thank you!
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Why does ain't have an apostrophe

Why does ain't have an apostrophe in it? Is it a contraction for "am not?"
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Ambiguous Apostrophe Placement

I am teaching a class that has been grouped, each with one or more partners. I have written on the board to be sure that they write "their partner's name" on their handout. I am unsure where to put ...