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    In 1831, English physicist, Michael Farady

    What's wrong with this sentence? In my opinion "are based" part must be changed!

    In 1831, English physicist, Michael Farady, discovered the principle of electromagnetic induction, which the electric motor and the electric generator are based.

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    Re: In 1831, English physicist, Michael Farady

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    What's wrong with this sentence? In my opinion "are based" part must be changed!

    In 1831, English physicist, Michael Farady, discovered the principle of electromagnetic induction, which the electric motor and the electric generator are based.
    Either "are based on" or "on which...are based".

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    Re: In 1831, English physicist, Michael Farady

    Farada​y.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: In 1831, English physicist, Michael Farady

    Too many commas.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: In 1831, English physicist, Michael Farady

    I like "upon which..." or "...based on."

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    Re: In 1831, English physicist, Michael Farady

    What about "upon" instead of "on" ?

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