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Jul 29 2008   11:59AM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business 0729

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which is correct?

The CIO tried to explain ____________ the CEO was only interested in business goals.
a. the project but
b. the project, but

Answer: b

Explanation:

In a compound sentence, use a comma before a conjunction joining two independent clauses.

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