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Jul 29 2008   10:26PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business 0730

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

newspapers.jpg Which is correct?

Many DR strategies involve third-party software _________ ideal job candidate should be familiar with Veritas, Legato and ADSM.
a. applications, the
b. applications. The
c. applications; the

Answer: b or c

Explanation:
Answer a is an example of a comma splice. A comma splice is an error that’s caused when two independent clauses (two complete sentences) are joined with a comma. You can separate the two clauses by replacing the comma with a period or semi-colon.

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