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    I made a mistake on measurements for a project, so I say in the next email: Here are

    I made a mistake on measurements for a project, so I say in the next email:

    Here are the new corrected measurements for the device.

    Can this be said?

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    Re: I made a mistake on measurements for a project, so I say in the next email: Here

    Yes, and you can also delete 'new'.

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    Re: I made a mistake on measurements for a project, so I say in the next email: Here

    You could also say:
    The measurements shown in this e-mail supersedes those in the previous e-mail.
    It is common for production information to be updated.

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    Re: I made a mistake on measurements for a project, so I say in the next email: Here

    I would say "correct" and not "corrected" if the previous ones were in error.

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    Re: I made a mistake on measurements for a project, so I say in the next email: Here

    so, both correct and corrected are okay?

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    Re: I made a mistake on measurements for a project, so I say in the next email: Here

    To me, an engineer, "corrected" implies that some sort of calculation was done to adjust something. If the number was simply incorrect and replaced with a correct one, I would not say that the numbers have been corrected.

    If you, say, multiplied by the wrong factor to convert from inches to mm, and then used the right factor, I might say the numbers have been corrected.

    If you have pressure readings, but you need to adjust the readings for a difference in altitude, then you have "corrected" the numbers.

    Probably for most normal people there is not such a distinction. But I would still use "correct" numbers because that is the important thing. That the numbers are correct. Not that you have "corrected" some earlier numbers.

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