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Using Transition Words in Writing

Whether it is an informal piece or a formal one, writing requires a certain cadence to be understandable and compelling. Although much of this is achieved through the mere delivery of information, there are some aspects of writing that help clarify a given topic, such as word choice, the use of c...

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Unlocking Unfamiliar Words When Reading: Context Clues and Word Parts

Unlocking Unfamiliar Words When Reading: Context Clues and Word Parts Reading a text with unfamiliar or challenging vocabulary can be difficult and can affect your ability to fully understand what you’ve read. But authors aren’t generally in the business of intentionally confusing their readers...

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Using Rhetoric in Writing

Although the term rhetoric can have a negative connotation in today’s world, with one side of an issue or ideology accusing the other of spewing “empty rhetoric” in a debate, rhetoric is actually a key aspect of persuasive communication. With roots dating back to the ancient Greeks, as philosoph...

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Formulas You’ll Need for the Accuplacer Next Generation Advanced Algebra and Functions Test

The following chart will give you the basic formulas you’ll need to ace the Advanced Algebra and Functions section of the Accuplacer Next Generation Test. You probably won’t be able to use this chart during this test, but it is an awesome tool for you to have an overview of the wide range of topi...

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Helpful Formulas for the Accuplacer Next Generation Arithmetic Test

The Accuplacer Next Generation Test has 3 math-related sections: Next Generation Arithmetic; Next Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics; and Next Generation Advanced Algebra and Functions. The following chart gives you useful formulas that you’ll need to know if you want to a...

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Using Transition Words in Writing

Whether it is an informal piece or a formal one, writing requires a cer…

Unlocking Unfamiliar Words When Reading: Context Clues and Word Parts

Unlocking Unfamiliar Words When Reading: Context Clues and Word Parts …

Using Rhetoric in Writing

Although the term rhetoric can have a negative connotation in today’s w…