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Which of the following contains a comma splice?
Geraldine is a volleyball star, she generated most of the points for her team. **
Obviously, the pull of gravity effectively keeps us from flying off into space.
The letter on the coffee table, a note from the president, arrived yesterday.
The waves grew higher, sounded louder, and crashed harder on the shore as the storm approached the tropical lagoon.

The cheetah runs faster than any other animal however, it cannot maintain its speed for very long.
How should this sentence be punctuated?
A comma should be placed between the words animal and however.
A semicolon should be used to separate the two independent clauses. **
A colon should be used to separate the two independent clauses.
No punctuation mark is necessary.
Is this correct? If not can you please tell me where i went wrong with my choices.

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  1. Both are correct, yes.

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  3. You're very welcome!

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