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Self-Test: cs/fs

Think you understand comma-splices and fused sentences?

1. Which of the following are punctuated correctly?
Anne enjoyed her high school reunion, she hadn't seen her old friends in over ten years.
Anne enjoyed her high school reunion; she hadn't seen her old friends in over ten years.
Anne enjoyed her high school reunion. She hadn't seen her old friends in over ten years.
Anne enjoyed her high school reunion she hadn't seen her old friends in over ten years.

Select the correct sentence from the following pairs:

When he mowed the yard, the dogs ran away.
He mowed the yard, the dogs ran away.
The pen is on the table it's next to the phone.
The pen is on the table; it's next to the phone.
The girl in front of me accidentally unplugged the computer. I lost everything I had typed.
The girl in front of me accidentally unplugged the computer, I lost everything I had typed.

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