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A Task on the SAT Writing

A change in the insect population could have a disastrous impact on 1 certain bird species. They rely on the affected insects as their food source. 1. Which choice most effectively combines the sentences at the underlined portion? A) NO CHANGE B) certain bird species that rely on the affected inse...
03 Jul '17, 05:12 Elena Kolumba1
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When can you use a comma before "because"?

I learned from school that you never place a comma before "because"; however, in the sentence below, that rule is broken. "On the SAT, dashes will most often be placed on either side of an interruption in the middle of a sentence, because this is its only unique function.” So, when can you use a co...
10 Jun '16, 15:25 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Is the passive voice always wrong on SAT Writing?

I recently saw an SAT Writing question where a choice was incorrect supposedly just because it used the passive voice. Are answer choices that use the passive voice always wrong even if they're grammatically correct otherwise?
25 Jan '16, 14:56 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k

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