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Difference between (in / for / ∅ / during / over) the (past / last) three years

Microsoft has steadily improved its operating cash flows in the past three years. Microsoft has steadily improved its operating cash flows in the last three years. Microsoft has steadily improved its ...
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Every - mixing singular and plural in one sentence

I'm confused by the use of plural and singular when Every is use. Which of the following sentences is correct? Every business has its own unique set of challenges, resulting in a different approach ...