Answered By: Rachel Willard
Last Updated: Jul 04, 2016     Views: 107

Periods are used to show the end of complete sentences. Periods are also used in APA citations and reference lists. For citations that come at the end of the sentence, the period goes outside of the parentheses.

 

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