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My teacher wants me to proofread and make corrections on the following. Can you help me. I will send over the question and then below is what I have revised will you check it for me?

The following paragraph contains five errors in grammar, punctuation, mechanics, or usage. Copy and paste the paragraph into the textbox, and then revise to correct the errors.
3. Web searches can easily verify this. Try this, use a database of news sources like Google News, in order to get a lower number of irrelevant results (like pages about the pianist Emmanuel Ax and the retailer A/X Armani Exchange) than using regular google. If you type each of the variants into the search window, you'll find that about three times more articles containing "ax" than contain "axe".

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Web searches can easily verify this. Try this, use a database of news sources like, Google News, in order to get a lower number of irrelevant results like, pages about the pianist, Emmanuel Ax and the retailer, A/X Armani Exchange, than using regular Google. If you type each of the variants into the search window, you will find about three times more articles containing, “ax than contain axe”.

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    ... containing "ax" than contain "axe."

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    Should be ... containing "ax" rather than "axe."

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