## How do you remove part of a quote in MLA?

To form an ellipsis in MLA when the omitted material appears at the end of your sentence, type the ellipsis with three periods with space before each period and include the closing quotation marks immediately after the third period. Note that the period to end your sentence comes after the parenthetical citation.

## How do you change a quote into present tense?

If necessary, change the tense in your quote to match that of your paper. Use brackets to indicate that you changed the tense. For example, in this quote the author changed the past tense felt to present tense feels to fit with her present tense literary analysis paper.

## What is the purpose of brackets?

Brackets (parentheses) are punctuation marks used within a sentence to include information that is not essential to the main point. Information within parentheses is usually supplementary; were it removed, the meaning of the sentence would remain unchanged.

## Do you multiply with brackets?

Brackets in algebra are used to show when a calculation has been repeated. The number outside the brackets shows how many times the calculation has been repeated. To remove the brackets we multiply what is inside the brackets, by what is outside the brackets.

## Where do you put parentheses in a math problem?

Put parentheses around the first two numbers provided to create an equation; in this case (1+2) x 3-4. Use PEMDAS to determine the order of operations. PEMDAS, or Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, is an acronym signifying the correct order that all math equations should be solved with.

## How do you simplify with brackets?

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## How do you simplify three brackets?

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## How do you simplify algebraic expressions without brackets?

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## How do you simplify and multiply?

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