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    Please help me inprove this sentence

    In actual calculation, the way that the block A is
    enlarged is not by doubling it, i.e., A'=A + A, but usually by
    adding a single site to it, i.e., A' = A + 1.

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    #2

    Re: Please help me inprove this sentence

    What do block and site refer to?

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    Re: Please help me inprove this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    What do block and site refer to?
    Here one can understand, for example, that 'site' representing an atom, a 'block' is a set of sites. I have defined 'block' in the previous paragraph (not shown here).

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    Re: Please help me inprove this sentence

    If you've defined your terms the equations make sense. (Incidentally, it's 'improve', and most modern technical writing avoids "i.e.".)

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    Re: Please help me inprove this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    If you've defined your terms the equations make sense. (Incidentally, it's 'improve', and most modern technical writing avoids "i.e.".)

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    Sorry, this is a typo since N and M buttons are so close in my keyboard

    You said that the sentence makes sense, but is this normal/good English? How do you rewrite the sentence without using 'i.e.'? I think it helps the sentence more clear.

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    Re: Please help me inprove this sentence

    I don't think the sentence is good enough to not necessarily being improved, so please help.

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