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The growth of the railroads led to the abolition of local

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The growth of the railroads led to the abolition of local [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2012, 00:24
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The growth of the railroads led to the abolition of local times, which was determined by when the sun reached the observer’s meridian and differing from city to city, and to the establishment of regional times.

(A) which was determined by when the sun reached the observer’s meridian and differing
(B) which was determined by when the sun reached the observer’s meridian and which differed
(C) which were determined by when the sun reached the observer’s meridian and differing
(D) determined by when the sun reached the observer’s meridian and differed
(E) determined by when the sun reached the observer’s meridian and differing


@Verbal Experts- Please explain the concept of Gerund and its application in tough SC questions. i dont know the OA. The OA was not provided(question lifted from GMAT 700 level questions, Topic-Gerund).
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Re: SC [#permalink] New post 20 Jun 2012, 00:28
I'm not sure about Gerund. Looking forward to explanations. It seems to me that the answer is D, but E makes some sense.

Edit: I like TraderAK's explanation in the original thread.

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