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I am writing an academic report. I am comparing to values in the text of the report: 1.011 Hz and 0.990 Hz.

Is it correct to write:

"1.011 compared to 0.990 Hz"

or

"1.011 Hz compared to 0.990 Hz"

?

Thanks.

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If you want to follow scientific type documentation grade, you should repeat the unit, according to the NIST

See point 12 from http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/checklist.html

It is clear to which unit symbol a numerical value belongs and which mathematical operation applies to the value of a quantity.

proper:

  • 35 cm x 48 cm
  • 1 MHz to 10 MHz or (1 to 10) MHz

  • 20 °C to 30 °C or (20 to 30) °C

  • 123 g ± 2 g or (123 ± 2) g

  • 70 % ± 5 % or (70 ± 5) %

    improper:

  • 35 x 48 cm

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