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Compound and Complex Sentences EQ. What is the difference between compound and complex sentences?
Independent Clause a sentence that can stand alone It has a subject and a predicate Two independent clauses make up a compound sentence
Dependent Clause A sentence that cannot stand alone Is not a complete thought
Compound Sentence Made up of two independent clauses Use FANBOY Conjunctions to join the clauses together I +, + FANBOY + I = Compound Sentence The sun finally came out, and it beat hotly on my back.
Complex Sentence Made up of one independent clause and one dependent clause Uses AAAWWUBBIS Conjunctions AAAWWUBBIS + D +, +I = Complex Sentence I + AAWWWUBBIS + D = Complex Sentence After the sun went down, we chased fireflies. We chased fireflies after the sun went down.
AAAWWUBBIS Although After As When While Until Because Before If Since