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4. A semicolon may be used to correct or avoid: (Points : 2) a dangling modifier. a sentence fragment. a comma splice. All these answers are correct
a comma splice
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. Alternatives to joining two independent clauses with a semicolon include: (Points : 2) subordinating one of the two clauses and joining it to the other with a comma. using a comma and a coordinating conjunction. turning one of the clauses into a phrase and joining it to the other clause, either with or without a comma as the essential or nonessential nature of the phrase warrants. All these answers are correct.
Weegy: False. A subordinating conjunction is a word which joins together a dependent clause and an independent clause. (More)
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Updated 5/24/2012 12:45:09 PM
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Alternatives to joining two independent clauses with a semicolon include: all of these answers are correct.
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6. The main function of the semicolon is: (Points : 2) to introduce a list of related items. to link two independent clauses into a single sentence. to introduce a quotation. to correct or avoid a sentence fragment.
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Updated 5/24/2012 12:42:24 PM
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The main function of the semicolon is: to link two independent clauses into a single sentence.
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10. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? (Points : 2) The Parent Teacher Organization provides snacks at school events, they also raise money for school supplies. The Parent Teacher Organization provides snacks at school events; they also raise money for school supplies.
Weegy: The Parent Teacher Organization provides snacks at school events, they also raise money for school supplies. (More)
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Updated 5/24/2012 12:40:52 PM
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The corrrect sentence is: The Parent Teacher Organization provides snacks at school events; they also raise money for school supplies. independent clauses should not be separated by just a comma.
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