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Which sentence has an error in comma usage? Donna likes biology, it is her favorite subject.


Lauren bought a package of paper, a box of pencils, and a notebook.


My brother was sleeping, and my father was watching television.


Nathan finished his homework, so he went to the movies.

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Answer 1
Answer:

The correct answer is A. Donna likes biology, it is her favorite subject.

Explanation:

According to grammar rules, it is correct to use comma to separate different items in a list or in the case of compound sentences that link two ideas that have the same level of importance through conjunction such as and, or, but, so, because in this case, the comma is placed before the conjunction.

However, it is not correct to use a comma to link two complete sentences as the correct form is to use a semicolon (;). This type of mistake occurs in the case of "Donna likes biology, it is her favorite subject", because in this there are two independent clauses or complete sentence "Donna likes biology" and "it is her favorite subject", which is a grammatical mistake known as comma split. Therefore, the sentence that has an error in comma usage is "Donna likes biology, it is her favorite subject".

Answer 2
Answer: "my brother is sleeping and my father was watching TV" is the error. No comma is needed in that sentence

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