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Question 29 Set 1

Faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places have been cited by a new study of the 2000 Unites States presidential election, which estimated that they did not count 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast.

b. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, a new study of the 2000 US presidential election has estimated that 4 million to 6 million votes cast were not counted.
c. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast were not counted in the 2000 US presidential election, a new study estimated.
d. A new study has cited faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places in estimating that 4 million to 6 million votes that were cast had not been counted in the 2000 US presidential election.
e. A new study of the 2000 US presidential election, citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, has estimated 4 million to 6 million votes haad not been counted of the 100 million votes cast.

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24 Dec 2008, 17:45
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Question 29 Set 1

Faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places have been cited by a new study of the 2000 Unites States presidential election, which estimated that they did not count 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast.

b. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, a new study of the 2000 US presidential election has estimated that 4 million to 6 million votes cast were not counted.
c. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast were not counted in the 2000 US presidential election, a new study estimated.
d. A new study has cited faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places in estimating that 4 million to 6 million votes that were cast had not been counted in the 2000 US presidential election.
e. A new study of the 2000 US presidential election, citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, has estimated 4 million to 6 million votes haad not been counted of the 100 million votes cast.

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1. "which" in A confusedly modifies "election" rather than "a study", A out
2. C means: "4 million to 6 million..." cite faulty ...." ---> awkard, C out
3. D wordy, D out
4. E wordy and confused meaning., E out

C is the best "estimated that...is correct"
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25 Dec 2008, 15:08
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hbs2012 wrote:
Question 29 Set 1

Faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places have been cited by a new study of the 2000 Unites States presidential election, which estimated that they did not count 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast.

b. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, a new study of the 2000 US presidential election has estimated that 4 million to 6 million votes cast were not counted.
c. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast were not counted in the 2000 US presidential election, a new study estimated.
d. A new study has cited faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places in estimating that 4 million to 6 million votes that were cast had not been counted in the 2000 US presidential election.
e. A new study of the 2000 US presidential election, citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, has estimated 4 million to 6 million votes haad not been counted of the 100 million votes cast.

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1. "which" in A confusedly modifies "election" rather than "a study", A out
2. C means: "4 million to 6 million..." cite faulty ...." ---> awkard, C out
3. D wordy, D out
4. E wordy and confused meaning., E out

C is the best "estimated that...is correct"

If you ask the Q who is "Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places" the answer is the study. C has modifier issue.

B uses estimated that.

Wait a sec, I guess you wanted to say B but said C by mistake. C does not use estimated that.
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26 Dec 2008, 22:37
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Wait a sec, I guess you wanted to say B but said C by mistake. C does not use estimated that

Thanks Ica, B is the best
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30 Dec 2008, 02:12
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Question 29 Set 1

Faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places have been cited by a new study of the 2000 Unites States presidential election, which estimated that they did not count 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast.

b. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, a new study of the 2000 US presidential election has estimated that 4 million to 6 million votes cast were not counted.
c. Citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, 4 million to 6 million of the 100 million votes cast were not counted in the 2000 US presidential election, a new study estimated.
d. A new study has cited faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places in estimating that 4 million to 6 million votes that were cast had not been counted in the 2000 US presidential election.
e. A new study of the 2000 US presidential election, citing faulty voting equipment, confusing ballots, voter error, and problems at polling places, has estimated 4 million to 6 million votes haad not been counted of the 100 million votes cast.

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Choice A: "which" refers to "presidential election" >>> this choice is wrong
Choice C is wordy
Choice D is also wordy.
Choice E: Estimate without that >>> unidiomatic

Choice B is the best
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