Do you know Chicago style for number ranges? Is it 142–3, 142–43, or 142–143? This month’s workout, “Inclusive Numbers,” covers sections 9.58–63 of CMOS 16.
Chicago style for inclusive numbers is formulated to be efficient and unambiguous—but it is admittedly a bit tricky. Even advanced editors might wish to take a look at sections 9.58–63 of CMOS before answering the questions.
(Subscribers to The Chicago Manual of Style Online may click through to the linked sections of the Manual. For a 30-day free trial of CMOS Online, click here.)
[Editor’s update: These styles have not changed in the 17th edition, although their section numbers may have changed.]
Note: These questions are designed to test knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style. Other style guides may have different rules and guidelines.
Chicago Style Workout 12: Inclusive Numbers (CMOS 9.58–63)
Photo: 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Game Trials, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY; courtesy Joint Hometown News Service, JHTNS-DMA.
~ ~ ~
P.S. We welcome discussion! Please use the comments feature below.
(Spoiler alert: Commenters may discuss the workout and their answers!)
Previous Chicago Style Workouts
Please see our commenting policy.
3 thoughts on “Chicago Style Workout 12:
Wow! I was amazed to get all of them right! Now if I can only keep them straight when editing footnotes… 😀
I correctly answered eight out of ten.
Comments are closed.