in the below figure

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In the below figure, the base of the uniform solid is a right triangle with sides of length 3, 4 and 5

The re-usable link is https://ske.li/above_below and it looks like this:

NB it is not obvious from here that we don’t usually say below figure but figure below especially as it is possible to say above table (for example).

 

 

 

issues that teachers come across

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issues that teachers come across

‘Come across’ here seemed a bit informal. One potentially useful link is https://ske.li/issues_ariseconc and looks like this:

 

One could argue that this isn’t exactly the same meaning as the original issue – if you want to keep the idea that a person / entity has a problem/issue, then this link might be preferable https://ske.li/problem_faced. It looks like this:

 

It’s actually more common to find a ‘reduced relative’ clause in this sort of situation. Examples are shown at this link https://ske.li/issues_faced, which looks like this: