Thursday, 26 May 2016

Lesson 440 - Mechanics - Punctuation - Slash

Use the slash (/) in abbreviations such as c/o (in care of) and to replace per mi./hr., words/min.

Instructions: Put slashes and abbreviations where they are needed in these sentences.

1. This car can go over 200 miles per hour.

2. My secretary types 80 words per minute.

3. Send it in care of The Boston Factory.

4. This snail moves only 3 feet per minute.

5. In Canada speed is measured in kilometers per hour.


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Answers:

1. This car can go over 200 mi./hr.

2. My secretary types 80 words/min.

3. Send it c/o The Boston Factory.

4. This snail moves only 3 ft./min.

5. In Canada speed is measured in km./hr.

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