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I need someone to help me correct this and let me know if its correct.

Under the rule of punctuating within sentences-square brackets.

1. The sixth-grader had written in his essay that "his school experience had been deplorable [deplorable].

My answer: The sixth-grader had written in his essay that "his school experience had been deplorable" [deplorable].

Under the rule of punctuating within sentences-hyphen.

1. You will need to write short- and long-term papers.

My answer: No change correct as is

In the second on you do not need the hyphen after short.

Jasmine,

I have answered these questions several times. Please be sure to go back and read my responses.

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