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In a continuous series of back of the napkin drawings Carl

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In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, who is a financial planner, is explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
A. In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, who is a financial planner, is explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
B. In a continuing series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, has been explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
C. In a continuing series involving back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, has explained the basics of money by means of simple graphs and diagrams
D. In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings a financial planner, Carl Richards, had been explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
E. In a continuing series from back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, was explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
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Re: In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl R [#permalink] New post 08 Oct 2012, 10:44
In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, who is a financial planner, is explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
A. In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, who is a financial planner, is explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
B. In a continuing series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, has been explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
C. In a continuing series involving back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, has explained the basics of money by means of simple graphs and diagrams
D. In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings a financial planner, Carl Richards, had been explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
E. In a continuing series from back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, was explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams

This sentence structure demands present perfect continuous tense. B wins.
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Re: In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl R [#permalink] New post 08 Oct 2012, 10:54
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In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, who is a financial planner, is explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
A. In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, who is a financial planner, is explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
B. In a continuing series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, has been explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
C. In a continuing series involving back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, has explained the basics of money by means of simple graphs and diagrams
D. In a continuous series of back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings a financial planner, Carl Richards, had been explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams
E. In a continuing series from back‐of‐the‐napkin drawings Carl Richards, a financial planner, was explaining the basics of money through simple graphs and diagrams


My answer is B as well.

A is out because "who is a ..." is not required.
C is out because "has explained..." is incorrect.
D is out because "had been explaining" is incorrect.
E is out because "was explaining" is incorrect.

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