Can you start a sentence with 'and'?

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Can you start a sentence with 'and'?

Coordinating Conjunctions:

Coordinating conjunctions are words that join together grammatical constructs, such as words, phrases, and clauses. Coordinating conjunctions are for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so.

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Theoretically, you should not start a sentence with ''and,'' which is frowned upon in academic or formal writing. And is a coordinating conjunction,...

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Conjunctions: Coordinating & Correlative

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