Major Classes Of Sentences

Structure  SIMPLE            One subject and one predicate. Example: Jane and Joy (subject) will cosponsor the seminar (predicate).   COMPOUND    Two or more simple sentences. Example: (1) The superintendent recommended that turbo charger be overhauled, and (2) the engineers readily complied.   COMPLEX        One simple sentence combined with one or more dependent clauses. Example: The person […]

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Dictionary Of Correct Word Choice

a while / awhile A while, a noun phrase, refers to a period or interval. Example: Let’s wait for a while and see if the temperature drops. Awhile, an adverb, means “for a short time.” Do not use for with awhile since for is implied. Example: We should work awhile before leaving.   adapt / […]

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Tables of Conversion

Conversion Table of Length centimeter meter inch foot yard mile kilometer knot 1 0.01000 0.39371 0.03281 0.01094 1 1.60931 0.86842 100.000 1 39.3707 3.28081 1.09363 0.62138 1 0.53962 2.53995 0.02540 1 0.08333 0.02778 1.15151 1.85315 1 30.4794 0.30479 12.0000 1 0.33333 – – – 91.4383 0.91438 36.0000 3.0000 1 – – – LENGTH Symbol When […]

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