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    IN versus ON

    Are both sentences correct?
    I could not do one problem IN the exam.
    I could not do one problem ON the exam.
    If both prepositions are OK, which one is more common here?

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    Re: IN versus ON

    Quote Originally Posted by nordway View Post
    Are both sentences correct?
    I could not do one problem IN the exam.
    I could not do one problem ON the exam.
    If both prepositions are OK, which one is more common here?
    I'd use "in".

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    Re: IN versus ON

    NOT A TEACHER

    I think that "on" is acceptable in AmE, see this thread.

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