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Recent findings lend strong support to the theory that a black hole lies at the center of
the Milky Way and of
many of the 100 billion other galaxies estimated to exist in the
universe.
A. that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way and of
B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and
C. that there is a black hole lying at the milky Way’s center and
D. of a black hole lying at the Milky Way’s center and
E. of a black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way and of
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Re: SC - milky way [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2008, 12:58
A seems correct.

B & C are poorly structured and seriously flawed logically. D & E use the transition word 'of' at the beginning which definitely seems wrong.
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Re: SC - milky way [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2008, 13:15
I pick D

A&E seems to offer two theories instead of one.
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Re: SC - milky way [#permalink] New post 26 Apr 2008, 13:28
Idiom usage: support to the theory that … is correct – eliminate D and E
Elliptical issue

A. that a black hole lies at the center of the Milky Way and of [Hold it – elliptical “lies at the center”]
B. that a black hole lies at the Milky Way’s center and [Elliptical “lies” changes the meaning – eliminate it]
C. that there is a black hole lying at the milky Way’s center and [Elliptical – “that there is a black hole many” does not make sense – eliminate it]
D. of a black hole lying at the Milky Way’s center and
E. of a black hole that lies at the center of the Milky Way and of

Answer: A
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Re: SC - milky way [#permalink] New post 27 Apr 2008, 17:20
I completely missed this one, but agrees with the rest of the posters on A.
Re: SC - milky way   [#permalink] 27 Apr 2008, 17:20
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