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Read the sentence and answer the question. In 1983, Sally K. Ride became the first American woman to travel in space in 1990, NASA selected the first woman to actually control or fly a spacecraft. Which correctly shows where a semicolon is needed in the sentence? A. In 1983, Sally K. Ride became the first American woman to travel in space; in 1990, NASA selected the first woman to actually control or fly a spacecraft. B. In 1983, Sally K. Ride became the first American woman; to travel in space in 1990, NASA selected the first woman; to actually control or fly a spacecraft. C. In 1983, Sally K. Ride became the first American woman to travel in space in 1990, NASA selected; the first woman to actually control or fly a spacecraft. D. In 1983, Sally K. Ride became the first American woman to travel in space in 1990, NASA selected the first woman to actually control or fly; a spacecraft.

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    A)

    Explanation:

    You can think of a semicolon as a fancy period; all you have to do is see where you could have two independent clauses and put the semicolon in the. middle of them, like you can see in this answer. Hope this helps! :)

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