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that that the

Post by Ampedus » Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:08 pm

Hello,

I am not a native speaker…

I would like to ask if the phrase "that that the" is grammatically correct. I know that "that" can do many functions in a sentence, however, is the use of the article "the" after "that" in examples below correct?

What we found is that that the number of heavy metal bands in a given country is associated with its wealth and affluence.

In Appendix C, we show that that the number of inferrable facts for the Santa Fe processes follows a power law.

Thank you in advance,
Jon

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Re: that that the

Post by Joe » Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:00 pm

Not correct. Clearly an error in both cases. It should be "that the".

What we found is that the number of heavy metal bands in a given country is associated with its wealth and affluence.

In Appendix C, we show that the number of inferrable facts for the Santa Fe processes follows a power law.
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