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  1. Raghuraman
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    Why is the following statment incorrect

    My teacher added a "because" after ,.

    She was in ecstasy when she saw her math test, she received an A+.

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    Re: Why is the following statment incorrect

    You have two independent clauses (each can function as a sentence by itself).

    You can join independent clauses with a semicolon: "Eat more vegetables; you'll live longer if you do."

    You can use a subordinating conjunction: "Eat more vegetables because you'll live longer if you do.

    You can use a coordinating conjunction and a comma: Eat more vegetables, and you'll live longer if you do.

    If you use just a comma (as you did) it is a grammatical error called a comma splice.

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