Question 1 Language Arts: Writing Practice Test for the HiSET® Test

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As the salutation of the letter, how should the underlined portion of this excerpt be written?

Dear Dr. Smith --

[1] As a senior at Central high school, I am writing to you in the hopes that you will reconsider the decision to cancel Prom this year because of budget constraints.”

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