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SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 05:55
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What's wrong with (B)?
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 07:42
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What's wrong with (B)?


D. Subject verb agreemwnt.
Trenton, NJ - is - its.
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 08:03
Hi Tiger, do you mean the OA is D?
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 08:34
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I'd go with C. The verb and pronoun needs to agree with communities, not Trenton.
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 08:54
(c)

...is one of the large number of communities *that*....

'that' sets a restrictive modifier, i.e. the underlined part must begin with 'are' . So we are down to c, d and e, but other than (c) other two have other subject very agreements introduced.
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 09:59
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Hi Tiger, do you mean the OA is D?



Sorry for the confusion as I was having problem with my internet connection.


Its C not D.
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 10:37
This is bull shit. I thought it was B too. It should be B according to Manhattan SC. "One of the last communities" should be singular. Isn't it ??
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 21:46
"that" modifies "communities", hence the verb should be plural.

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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2008, 22:18
Can smb clarify which one is correct:

A list of marbles that is ..... or
A list of marbles that are .....

if we are not taking into account meaning.
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2008, 01:41
"C" should be the answer. "A" is wordy for it's usage of " as a way for it to improve!" and also communities is plural and requires the plural form of the "to be " verb, which should be "are" and not "is".
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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2008, 05:23
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Sub-verb agreement is incorrect in B.

NJ is one of X.
NJ is.. one of a large number of communities that are looking to use their waterfronts.

Here X itself is another clause.

Sub =a large number of communities = A number of... (always plural)
verb = are
their = should refer to "a large number of communities"

C is the best.

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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2008, 08:02
OA is C, from GMAT PREP 2

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Re: SC New Jersey [#permalink] New post 25 Aug 2008, 08:10
az780 wrote:
Can smb clarify which one is correct:

A list of marbles that is ..... or
A list of marbles that are .....

if we are not taking into account meaning.


That refers to Marbles. so it is "A list of marbles that are .....".
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