Posted by **Helina** on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:05pm.

what's the different when using "plus" and the word "and"?

For example,

the choices to the problem were:

1. Cronkite was known for his honest presentation of the news PLUS his reassuring tone

2.Cronkite was known for his honest presentation of the news AND his reassuring tone

Thanks.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:06pm
They both have about the same meaning.

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**Helina**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:17pm
But then the answer was choice 2.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 9:20pm
What was the problem?

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**Writeacher**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 10:10pm
The word "plus" is not a conjunction except in informal speech:

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/plus

The sentence requires a conjunction to join those two phrases.

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