Edit the given passage

Each line given below contains an error. Underline the error and write the correction in the space provided.

1. For most than four years, Marie Curie (………………..)

2. and her husband work in a large     (………………..)

3. dilapidated wood shed near their Paris home (…………………..)

4. It was here on the September night in 1902       (………………..)

5. they finally invented the radioactive element      (………………..)

6. who they named radium      (………………..)

7. Radium providing the first effective treatment for many forms of cancer. (………………..)

Answers

The incorrect word or phrase is underlined. The correct word or phrase is given in the brackets.

1. For most than four years, Marie Curie (more)

2. and her husband work in a large     (worked)

3. dilapidated wood shed near their Paris home (wooden).

4. It was here on the September night in 1902   (a)

5. they finally invented the radioactive element      (discovered)

6. who they named radium.     (which)

7. Radium providing the first effective treatment for many forms of cancer. (provided)

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