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Actually, Ruby, neither of your sentences is grammatical. "Step 1 to Step 4"
cannot be the subject of a sentence: the prepositional phrase "to Step 4"
cannot logically be a modifier of "Step 1" (or anything else in the
sentence). It does not describe, condition, or, well, modify "Step 1" in any
way. What you have is a slangy, ungrammatical, abbreviation of a pair of
prepositional phrases: "From Step 1 to Step 4". (E.g. "The road from Chicago
to Detroit...".) But if you plug that whole phrase into your sentences,
you'll see that neither sentence makes sense. This because there is nothing
in the sentence that they can modify.
Those who recommended that you rewrite the sentence were being too mild. You
MUST rewrite it, if you want to be grammatical.
By the way, why are putting quotation marks around the names of the steps?
What matters to the reader is that the *steps* appear on a new page, not
that the *phrases*, "Step 1", etc., appear on a new page.
And why are you capitalizing "Step"?
"Ruby Isaacs" <ruby -at- quendi -dot- ca> wrote:
> On the interface of a Web-based tool, the constant text on a page that =
> changes based on the user's selections is "Step 1", "Step 2", "Step 3", =
> and "Step 4".=20
> Given this information, which of the following observations is correct?
> 1. "Step 1" to "Step 4" appear on the new page.=20
> 2. "Step 1" to "Step 4" appears on the new page.
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