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Another example

Using the same quote:

"Though their brains are smaller than a human's, dogs have 25 times more smell receptors, and their olfactory lobes are four times bigger." (1)

Does the student need to cite the article if he uses the information as follows?

Dogs have a very good sense of smell, primarily because they have 25 times more smell receptors than humans.

The answer is yes.

This student has not paraphrased the entire quote but, rather, has used some of the information word for word. It is not common knowledge that dogs have 25 times more smell receptors than humans, so you must cite the work.

(1) Neal, Andrea. "Man's Best Friend: Sniffing Out Cancer." Saturday Evening Post, 1 July 2006, pp. 54-88.

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