The end of a paragraph represents a significant pause in the flow of the writing.
This pause is a signpost to the reader, indicating that the writing is about to move on to a different stage.
Paragraphs provide a structure for your writing which enables the reader to identify and follow the developing stages in your treatment of the material.
Remember that paragraphs should have their own internal structure whilst fitting into the larger structure of the whole piece of writing.
(In this case mixing words and numerals is preferred.) a population of 315 million - Do not stick to the rules where the rules will make things confusing.
- Use numerals for numbers 10 and above, except: • At the beginning of a title or sentence: Twenty Blackbirds: A Novel • For common phrases twenty-first century • For common fractions: three fourths of a pie • When referring to very large sums.The introduction makes the purpose of the paragraph clear so the reader can read the paragraph with this purpose in mind.It is usually necessary to show the place the paragraph has in the structure of the piece as a whole.Each sentence in the paragraph should be part of the internal structure.Another example of a paragraph using this three part structure is given below.The function and features of a paragraph are explained, together with guidelines for using paragraphs to create a clear and coherent written structure.Other useful guides: Using the comma, Sentence structure. 6 cake mixes, 2 large cake tins, and 20 cans of soda. • Offering a precise measurement or reporting a quantitative result: The gold weighed 5 grams. • Grouping or comparing with numbers 10: According to 6 of 40 dentists surveyed.This can be done with just a word (Nevertheless, However, Furthermore) or it may need a phrase (Another point to consider is....).In an essay, this might mean showing how the main idea of the paragraph answers the essay question.