Comma Splices

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Directions: Select the sentence that contains a comma splice or run-on (you may have to scroll to see all of the items), click the corresponding letter, and then press Check answer:

Item 1 of 5

  1. The polar ice caps are actually a relatively new phenomenon, they were formed 15 to 20 million years ago in the Antarctic and perhaps as recently as 3 to 5 million years in the Arctic.

  2. The polar ice caps are actually a relatively new phenomenon. They were formed 15 to 20 million years ago in the Antarctic and perhaps as recently as 3 to 5 million years in the Arctic.

  3. The polar ice caps are actually a relatively new phenomenon, having been formed 15 to 20 million years ago in the Antarctic and perhaps as recently as 3 to 5 million years in the Arctic.

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