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    Are both sentences correct?

    He is more good at English than at Mathematica

    He is better at English than at Mathmatics


    Are both senentences correct?


    Thanks in advance

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    Cool Re: Are both sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by jayan12 View Post
    he is more good at english than at mathematica

    He is better at english than at mathmatics


    Are both senentences correct?


    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Are both sentences correct?

    Hello,

    He is better at English than at Mathematica.
    That makes a sense to me.

    Cheers,

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    Cool Re: Are both sentences correct?

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    hello,

    he is better at english than at mathematics.
    That makes _ sense to me.

    cheers,

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    Re: Are both sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by jayan12 View Post
    He is more good at English than at Mathematica
    Quote Originally Posted by jayan12 View Post

    He is better at English than at Mathmatics


    Are both senentences correct?


    Thanks in advance
    Hi Jayan,

    The comparative construction "more good" is not correct; the superlative construction "most good" would also be incorrect. What you really want is:
    He is better at English than (at) mathematics. In fact, English is his best subject.
    Please note that the second "at," which is placed in parentheses in the example above, is really not necessary. (Though not entirely wrong, some might consider it "redundant," i.e., unnecessarily repetitive.)

    Also, please note that English (a proper noun) must be capitalized (which you have done), mathematics (not a proper noun) should not be. Note that if "mathematics" became instead "Mathematics 101" (the title of a course and thus a proper noun) in the example above, it would be necessary to capitalize "Mathematics (101)."

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    Cool Re: Are both sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Monticello View Post
    Also, please note that English (a proper noun) must be capitalized (which you have done), mathematics (not a proper noun) should not be. Note that if "mathematics" became instead "Mathematics 101" (the title of a course and thus a proper noun) in the example above, it would be necessary to capitalize "Mathematics (101)."
    Maths, Geography, Science etc. are proper nouns (names of school subjects) when capitalized; otherwise, they're simply ordinary nouns.

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    Re: Are both sentences correct?

    Hello,
    Mathematica is a proper noun as well.
    Cheers,

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    Hello,
    Mathematica is a proper noun as well.
    Cheers,
    Where is Mathematica a proper noun?


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    Re: Are both sentences correct?

    Hello,

    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    Where is Mathematica a proper noun?

    Wolfram Research: Mathematica, Technical and Scientific Software

    Has it a sense. ??

    Cheers

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    Nice software.

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