run-on sentences and comma splices ..

timer Asked: Sep 15th, 2015

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The following items are run-on sentences or comma splices.  Correct each one and re-write the sentence.  You can fix them by adding commas and/or conjunctions (and, but, or and so).

EXAMPLE:  Research shows certain foods can boost brain power they may be a good

  addition to your diet.

  Research shows certain foods can boost brain power, so they may be a

  good addition to your diet.

1.   Fatty acids are crucial to brain health, they can be found in fish and nuts.

2.  It is a good idea to add salmon or tuna to your menu twice a week you can try eating walnuts.

3.  What people drink also plays a part in memory improvement, some experts say water is the best choice.

4.  Coffee can help with concentration in small amounts too much coffee can hurt.

5.   My sister has a lot of friends, she always remembers their names.

6.  We studied very hard for the test, we forgot everything on the day of the test for some reason.

7.  Some people concentrate better in a quiet room others prefer a little noise.

8.  Daniel struggles with his work, he needs a better study routine.

9.  A good memory helps you learn better it is a good idea to improve your memorization skills.

10.You can repeat information aloud to help you remember it, you can write it down.

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