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# Which of the following sentences is a compound sentence?

A. Sue and Mary are studying Algebra this term.
B. Sue is studying Algebra, but Mary is studying Calculus.
C. Marco cannot play football today because he hurt his knee.
D. Sam cannot go swimming, for she forgot her bathing suit.
E. It is Halloween, so we should eat lots of candy.
F. Laura or Mark must have taken the book.
G. I have seen neither Harry Potter nor Lord of the Rings.
H. I don t like winter, yet my favourite sports are ice skating and skiing.
I. Sally likes to paint, so she is taking an art class this summer.

This question is part of Coordinating Conjunctions
Asked by DanielleCW, Last updated: May 22, 2020

A. compound

b. simple

c. compound

d. complex

e. compound

#### DanielleCW

DanielleCW

Sue is studying Algebra, but Mary is studying Calculus.
Sam cannot go swimming, for she forgot her bathing suit.
It is Halloween, so we should eat lots of candy.
I don t like winter, yet my favourite sports are ice skating and skiing.
Sally likes to paint, so she is taking an art class this summer.

Sentence #1 is a simple sentence. It follow the pattern SSV. Sentence #3 is a complex sentence. Although it has two clauses, it does not have a coordinating conjunction. Sentence #6 is a simple sentence. It follows the pattern SSV Sentence #7 is a simple sentence. It follows the pattern S+V+O+O