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After moving to Switzerland in the 1890s, Albert Einstein

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After moving to Switzerland in the 1890s, Albert Einstein [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2007, 19:22
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After moving to Switzerland in the 1890’s, Albert Einstein attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developing a foundation for his future work in mathematical physics.
a) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developing
b) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developed
c) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, received in-depth training in quantitative analysis, and he developed
d) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, received in-depth training in quantitative analysis, developing
e) attending the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis, and developing
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Re: SC - Albert Einstein [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2007, 19:29
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participial phrases.

After moving to Switzerland in the 1890’s, Albert Einstein attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich,

receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis
and
developing a foundation for his future work in mathematical physics.
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Re: SC - Albert Einstein [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2007, 19:56
iamba wrote:
After moving to Switzerland in the 1890’s, Albert Einstein attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developing a foundation for his future work in mathematical physics.
a) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developing
b) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis and developed
c) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, received in-depth training in quantitative analysis, and he developed
d) attended the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, received in-depth training in quantitative analysis, developing
e) attending the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, receiving in-depth training in quantitative analysis, and developing


I would go with A for parallelism: receiving and developing. The first part of the sentence needs to be in past tense while the second part modifies the sentence.
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Jul 2007, 17:22
OA is A
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