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Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical elements, tungsten is used in temperature - dependent products such as light bulb filaments so adaptable that it is also used to make wedding bands.

A. filaments so adaptable
B. filaments being so adaptable
C. filaments, yet being so adaptable
D. filaments, and so adaptable
E. filaments yet is so adaptable

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Re: Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 06:32
it has to be E :filaments yet is so adaptable
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Re: Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2013, 06:35
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Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical elements, tungsten is used in temperature - dependent products such as light bulb filaments so adaptable that it is also used to make wedding bands.

A. filaments so adaptable ( that is used... )
The subject of the last part becomes the filaments, and not the substance.
B. filaments being so adaptable
"Being" is simply wrong
C. filaments, yet being so adaptable
The comma is wrong, and once more "being" makes the sentence unclear
D. filaments, and so adaptable
"and" does not create the right structure in the passage. We are looking for a contraposition
E. filaments yet is so adaptable
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Re: Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical [#permalink] New post 28 Mar 2013, 13:45
Thnx fr the discussion posted the OA
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Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical [#permalink] New post 10 May 2015, 14:38
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Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical elements, tungsten is used in temperature - dependent products such as light bulb filaments so adaptable that it is also used to make wedding bands.

A. filaments so adaptable ( that is used... )
The subject of the last part becomes the filaments, and not the substance.
B. filaments being so adaptable
"Being" is simply wrong
C. filaments, yet being so adaptable
The comma is wrong, and once more "being" makes the sentence unclear
D. filaments, and so adaptable
"and" does not create the right structure in the passage. We are looking for a contraposition
E. filaments yet is so adaptable
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Hello - I am not sure why is it about Contrasting, but not about having two qualities of tungsten. Is this because of the word "also"?

to me if this is about two qualities of tungten, then we don't need YET and option (D) could be the right answer.

Please help!

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Re: Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical [#permalink] New post 10 May 2015, 20:01
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A. LIGHT BULB FILAMENTS so adaptable that IT is also used to make wedding bands
B. LIGHT BULB FILAMENTS being so adaptable that IT is also used to make wedding bands
These answer choices seem to imply that LIGHT BULB FILAMENTS are so adaptable that IT (tungsten) is also used to make wedding bands -- a nonsensical meaning.
The intended meaning is that TUNGSTEN is so adaptable that it is also used to make wedding bands.
Eliminate A and B.

C: tungsten IS USED in temperature-dependent products such as light bulb filaments, yet BEING SO ADAPTABLE
D: tungsten IS USED in temperature-dependent products such as light bulb filaments, and SO ADAPTABLE
Conjunctions such as yet and and must connect PARALLEL FORMS.
In C, yet cannot serve to connect IS USED (verb) with BEING SO ADAPTABLE (adjective phrase).
In D, and cannot serve to connect IS USED (verb) with SO ADAPTABLE (adjective phrase).
Eliminate C and D.

The correct answer is E.
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Re: Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical [#permalink] New post 11 May 2015, 23:43
but isn't E a run on without a comma before yet ?
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Re: Having One of the highest melting points of all the chemical [#permalink] New post 12 May 2015, 15:23
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but isn't E a run on without a comma before yet ?


Do you know what run on sentences are? I am not trying to be a jerk, but if you explain it, it will help you (and me to reply further)
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