I am writing a mathematical report and i wrote this:
In the following sections, the value of x is always 1 unless it is stated the otherwise.
Did I use otherwise correctly here please ?
Thanks for helping guys
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No, it reads better as:
"the value of x is always 1 unless otherwise stated"
it would also work as
"the value of x is always 1 unless stated otherwise"
I can see why the use of "the otherwise", the use here is an adjective, however "otherwise" the word effectively means "the alternative" and so is typically used standalone.