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Write compound after each compound sentence. Write complex after each complex sentence. Underline the word that joins the two clauses in each sentence.

1. All players are important to a team, but the pitcher may be the most important.-Compound sentence and underline the word but
2. If a pitcher strikes out batters, the opposing team cannot score.- I am confused on this one
3. Outfielders must catch the ball when the batter hits a pop fly.-Complex sentence and underline the word when
4. The game was tied, and no one left the bleachers.-Compound Sentence and underline the word and
5. The pitcher struck out two batters, but the third batter hit a home run. -Compound Sentence and underline but

Please help and double check

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    1, 3, 4, and 5 are correct.

    Since there is no FANBOYS conjunction in 2, what do you think?

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    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm#top

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    I feel that it is a complex sentence and the word if would be the dependent marker.

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    Yes, you're right.

    Did you find the subordinating conjunctions chart down farther on that same linked webpage? Be sure to bookmark that page if you'll be dealing with conjunctions some more.

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    Yes I looked on the link which you sent. Thank you so much for helping me.

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    You're welcome.

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