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For a long time, I have wondered which way of writing the following is correct.

(Is more than one correct?)

  1. The expected result for integers denotes that a value should be at least a specific value or at most a specific value.
  2. The expected result for integers denotes that a value should be at least or at most a specific value.
  3. The expected result for integers denotes that a value should be at least, or at most, a specific value.

All the best, Patrick

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C is the clearest and easiest to read. The commas not only set off the interrupter to highlight it but give the reader a moment to pause and note the two items being discussed (least and most).

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To answer your question: all of your examples are grammatically correct. (Well done!)

However, in most contexts, clarity and readability are even more important than grammatical correctness. By that measure, your third example is definitely the best, as Lauren has explained so well.

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