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# How do you know which parentheses to use?

## How do you know which parentheses to use?

Parentheses and brackets are used to show whether or not a point is included or excluded. A parenthesis is used when the point or value is not included in the interval, and a bracket is used when the value is included.

### How do you write different types of parentheses?

To type the brackets, pinky finger is used at difficult positions. Some involves holding Shift key. To type parenthesis ( ) you use ring finger and pinky, stretching a distance of 2 rows above. To type square brackets [ ] you use pinky, stretching a distance of 1 row above and 1 column to right.

#### What are the three different types of parentheses?

parentheses or “round brackets” ( ) “square brackets” or “box brackets” [ ] braces or “curly brackets” { }

How do you know when to use parentheses or brackets?

The main concept to remember is that parentheses represent solutions greater or less than the number, and brackets represent solutions that are greater than or equal to or less than or equal to the number.

How do you use parentheses and brackets?

1. Use brackets inside parentheses to create a double enclosure in the text. Avoid parentheses within parentheses, or nested parentheses. Correct: (We also administered the Beck Depression Inventory [BDI; Beck, Steer, & Garbin, 1988], but those results are not reported here.)

## What is the correct way to use parentheses?

Parentheses are always used in pairs; you must have both an opening and a closing parenthesis. Use parentheses around nonessential information or abrupt changes in thought. When the words in parentheses form a complete sentence, place the period inside the closing parenthesis.

### What are the rules for using parentheses?

There are four rules for using parentheses as punctuation marks in written American English: Enclose numbers and letters in a list. Enclose clarifications. Enclose emphasizations. Enclose asides and additional information.

#### Does period go before or after parentheses?

Parentheses go after a period unless you’re following that sentence with another complete sentence in parentheses, in which case you put the period on the inside of the parenthesis. Put the period on the inside of quotation marks…

Should period be inside parentheses?

Put the period outside the parentheses if what’s inside is a subordinate or dependent clause (meaning that it could not stand on its own as a sentence). Put the period inside the parentheses if what’s inside is an independent clause (this means that it could stand on its own.)