Put the most important information in the independent clause.
Information that is familiar can go in the beginning.
Does it change the meaning of the sentence?
Change the information from the main clause to the dependant clause.
Does the meaning of the sentence feel different to you?
They should be used to make important points and to provide emphasis.
SENTENCES with TO show the purpose of doing something.
They are often used in methods sections of papers and to explain
why research is being done.
and to classify the data to demonstrate the performance of the algorithm.
generated data drawn from different classes and used the proposed method
to learn thparameters and to classify the data.
This makes the purpose clear. Otherwise it can get buried in many infinitive forms or prepositions at the end of sentences.
"In order to" is another very useful phrase.
What is a sentence?
Everything between the capital letter and the final period (.) question mark (?) or Exclamation mark (!). In many grammar books you have been told that a Sentence has a subject and a verb.
Optional If you need to review the basic grammar terms you can do this exercise: http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/bodyparts.htm
But I think it can be better understood as a complete thought. Oh, no. is a sentence.
Review of basic
Take these quizzes if you are not sure if you need to review this:
There are many possible parts of the sentence http://www.mhhe.com/mayfieldpub/tsw/s-parts.htm but understanding clauses is what will really help you to improve your writing rather than just your grammar. You will see why soon.
Clauses are the building blocks of sentences.
Make sure you understand the difference between a main clause (independent) and a subordinate clause (dependant) clause.
if you are
not sure about clauses:
What is the difference between a clause and a sentence?
An independent clause can be a
whole sentence. A
dependant clause cannot.
is also important that you understand PHRASEs
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