320 Addendum to Answers to Questions and Reasons for Answers

320 Addendum to Answers to Questions and Reasons for...

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Addendum to Answers to Questions and Reasons for Answers: 1. D. “Amount” should be “number” since the test scores can be counted. [I added the reason] 8. A. “Mentally retarded people” is considered biased, and this sentence . . . [I added a comma after biased ] 11. C. Incorrect. This is what is called a “comma splice.” These two independent clauses need to either be divided by a period or connected with something such as a semicolon. [I added the word a between by and period ] 26. A. Incorrect since “each” is singular; thus, use of the plural pronoun “their” is an wrong. (See Basics page 171, rule 4) [I changed the reason because I changed the question.] B. Correct. C. Incorrect since “that” should be “which” since the clause “that is my hardest one yet” is nonessential.
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Unformatted text preview: (See Basics page 172, rule 6) [I changed the reason because I changed the question.] D. Incorrect since which should be that since the clause which you recommended is essential. (See Basics page 172, rule 6) [I changed the reason because I changed the question.] 40. A. Correct since when you do not identify the specific degree you may use the expression bachelors degree without capitalization. (See Basics page 179, rule 8) [I removed the reference to the Business Department.] 50. D. Correct because while these are numbers to two categories, they are not side-by-side so the general rule (numbers over ten should be expressed in numerals) applies (See Basics page 177, rule 5) [I changed the reason because I changed the question.]...
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