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Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern latitudes have become about ten percent greener since 1980, due to more vigorous plant growth associated with warmer temperatures and higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.

A)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

B)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, and they report the Earth?s northern latitudes as having

C)After analyzing data gathered by weather satellites, scientists report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

D)After analysis of data, gathered by weather satellites, scientists report the Earth?s northern latitudes as having

E)After data gathered by weather satellites was analyzed by scientists, who report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have
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Re: SC Weather satellites [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2006, 08:42
C.

A)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern ltudes have

And also the sentence is passive.


B)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, and they report the Earth?s northern latitudes as having

Also passive.

C)After analyzing data gathered by weather satellites, scientists report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

Correct, active voice, consice.

D)After analysis of data, gathered by weather satellites, scientists report the Earth?s northern latitudes as having

E)After data gathered by weather satellites was analyzed by scientists, who report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

Passive
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Re: SC Weather satellites [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2006, 10:41
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Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern latitudes have become about ten percent greener since 1980, due to more vigorous plant growth associated with warmer temperatures and higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.

A)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

B)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, and they report the Earth?s northern latitudes as having

C)After analyzing data gathered by weather satellites, scientists report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

D)After analysis of data, gathered by weather satellites, scientists report the Earth?s northern latitudes as having

E)After data gathered by weather satellites was analyzed by scientists, who report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have



I am with (C)

A. data..has .... data is single..out
B. data..has...... , as having ....out
D. as having ....out
E. verb is missing in second part
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2006, 11:51
I think data is plural and datum is singular

So A and B straight out

D is awkward
E is passive


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 [#permalink] New post 16 Sep 2006, 19:44
Good job Guys OA is C
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Re: SC Weather satellites [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2006, 18:29
Yurik79 wrote:
Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern latitudes have become about ten percent greener since 1980, due to more vigorous plant growth associated with warmer temperatures and higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.

A)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

B)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, and they report the Earth?s northern latitudes as having

C)After analyzing data gathered by weather satellites, scientists report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

D)After analysis of data, gathered by weather satellites, scientists report the Earth?s northern latitudes as having

E)After data gathered by weather satellites was analyzed by scientists, who report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have


This is a classic modifier problem. C :)
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Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern latitudes have become about ten percent greener since 1980, due to more vigorous plant growth associated with warmer temperatures and higher levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.

A)Data gathered by weather satellites has been analyzed by scientists, reporting that the Earth?s northern latitudes have - Who is reporting? Data or Scientists? Seems as if Data is reporting so misplaced modifier.

Ask same ques to each choice and we come up with C as the best answer

C)After analyzing data gathered by weather satellites, scientists report that the Earth?s northern latitudes have

Scientists have analyzed the data and report.
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