Correcting Comma Splices

Directions: Copy the following sentence into the blank and fix the comma splice if the sentence contains one. (Use a semicolon when the two clauses are closely related and when the second clause is rather short.) When you press Check answer, you will see your revision and a suggested one. At the end, you will see the originals, your creations, and the suggested ones all on the same page.

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Scientists maintain that scientific investigation must adhere to the scientific method, it is a rigorous process for properly developing and evaluating natural explanations for observable phenomena based on reliable empirical evidence and neutral, unbiased independent verification, and not on arguments from authority or popular preferences.


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