Please note that some of the words below are in bold print to help them stand out. Also, this is certainly not an all-inclusive list of rules.
The rules below have been researched using numerous sources. Some punctuation has more than one acceptable rule, and in those cases I have tried to include the variations.
Use a period at the end of a sentence.
Example: I enjoyed the movie.
Use a period after an initial.
Example: M. E. Kerr is a wonderful author.
Use a period after an abbreviation.
Example: We welcomed Mrs. Simmons to our team.
Use a period as a decimal point.
Example: The workers received a 2.1 percent raise.
Use a period to separate dollars and cents.
Example: The book cost $4.95.
Use a period after each number…
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