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Homework Help: English 1

Posted by Brad on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 11:56am.

Combine each set of sentences into one sentences so that it contains two independent clauses. Use a semicolon correctly between the two clauses.

1. Tesla was born in what is now Croatia and studied at the Technical University at Graz, Austria. He excelled in physics, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering.

Tesla was born in what is now Croatia and studied at the Technical University at Graz, Austria; he excelled in physics, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering.

2. Teslea’s accomplishment include inventing alternating current, he also contributed to the fields of robotics, computer science, and wireless technology. And he helped increase knowledge of nuclear physics, ballistics, and electromagnetism.

Teslea’s accomplishment include inventing alternating current, he also contributed to the fields of robotics, computer science, and wireless technology; and he helped increase knowledge of nuclear physics, ballistics, and electromagnetism.

3. The Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi and Tesla both claimed to have invented the radio. However, the US Supreme Court, in 1943 upheld Tesla’s radio patent and officially credited his as the device’s inventor.

The Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi and Tesla both claimed to have invented the radio, however, the US Supreme Court; in 1943 upheld Tesla’s radio patent and officially credited his as the device’s inventor.

4. In 1901, Tesla began construction of a tower that he claimed would create a global network of wireless communication and be able to control the weather. Unfortunately, Tesla soon lost funding and never finished the project.

In 1901, Tesla began construction of a tower that he claimed would create a global network of wireless communication, and be able to control the weather; Unfortunately, Tesla soon lost funding and never finished the project.

5. At his lab in Colorado Springs, he was able to produce artificial lighting. This scene was vividly portrayed in the 2006 film Prestige.

At his lab in Colorado Springs, he was able to produce artificial lighting; this scene was vividly portrayed in the 2006 film Prestige.

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