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Re: Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices [#permalink] New post 11 Sep 2013, 06:18
Between A and E i chose A because E is redundant "due to....with the result".
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Re: SC-oversupply [#permalink] New post 24 Sep 2013, 19:18
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D.

I think A is wrong, because of the correct idiom should be "because of". D is concise.



"because of" suggests direction of the topic and "because an" is a specific cause about the topic ---thus A.
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Re: Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices [#permalink] New post 24 Nov 2013, 06:20
goalsnr wrote:
Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging, the manufacturer has announced that it will cut production by closing its factories for two days a month.

A. Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging

B. Because of plunging prices for computer chips, which is due to an oversupply

C. Because computer chip prices have been sent plunging, which resulted from an oversupply

D. Due to plunging computer chip prices from an oversupply

E. Due to an oversupply, with the result that computer chip prices have been sent plunging


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I picked A on this one.But again there seem to be different OAs for this on the GMATCLUB. I am convinced by explanations by Vikram and Ak_IDC.
So lets open another can of worms :)


Trivikram

11-p257789?t=37246&hilit=Because+an+oversupply+of+computer+chips+has+sent+prices+plunging#p257789

ak_Idc

11-p257169?t=37246&hilit=Because+an+oversupply+of+computer+chips+has+sent+prices+plunging#p257169


Just to point out that GMAT usually does not like 'due to'

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Re: Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices [#permalink] New post 27 Nov 2013, 00:43
[quote="goalsnr"]Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging, the manufacturer has announced that it will cut production by closing its factories for two days a month.

A. Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging

B. Because of plunging prices for computer chips, which is due to an oversupply

C. Because computer chip prices have been sent plunging, which resulted from an oversupply

D. Due to plunging computer chip prices from an oversupply

E. Due to an oversupply, with the result that computer chip prices have been sent plunging


in b, "which" can jump over a noun modifier to modify that noun, "prices". but the problem is "is" not "are"

in c, "which " can jump over a verb to modify a noun, "prices" (there are a question from gmatprep). But the problem is there is no logicness. "prices, which resuted from an oversupply" is meaningless. "which" clause can not modify a main clause, on gmat.
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Re: Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices [#permalink] New post 08 Jan 2014, 11:30
goalsnr wrote:
Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging, the manufacturer has announced that it will cut production by closing its factories for two days a month.

A. Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging

B. Because of plunging prices for computer chips, which is due to an oversupply

C. Because computer chip prices have been sent plunging, which resulted from an oversupply

D. Due to plunging computer chip prices from an oversupply

E. Due to an oversupply, with the result that computer chip prices have been sent plunging


Parallel structure: (has sent... has announced) and (plunging... closing).. So A is correct.
Re: Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices   [#permalink] 08 Jan 2014, 11:30
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