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Re: Whereas heat transferred between ... [#permalink] New post 20 Oct 2011, 05:22
I will choose C because its parallel and concise :-)
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between ... [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2011, 04:36
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Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.

A. Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.
B. Unlike the slow process of heat transfer between the ocean and the atmosphere when the ocean is colder than the air, heat transfers more rapidly when the ocean is warmer.
C. The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer.
D. Transferring heat between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs slowly when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapidly when it is warmer.
E. When the ocean is colder than the atmosphere, heat transferred between them occurs slowly, unlike the more rapid transfer occurring when the ocean is warmer.

OA after discussion. Please elaborate your answer.


C is concise and addresses the comparison issues correctly.
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2012, 15:30
A. Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder. (here it is referring to?)
B. Unlike the slow process of heat transfer between the ocean and the atmosphere when the ocean is colder than the air, heat transfers more rapidly when the ocean is warmer. (Unlike is used to compare two nouns/ pronouns not a clause)
C. The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer.
D. Transferring heat between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs slowly when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapidly when it is warmer.
E. When the ocean is colder than the atmosphere, heat transferred between them occurs slowly, unlike the more rapid transfer occurring when the ocean is warmer.
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2012, 22:04
messed up with the question ..

whole sentenct is to be remodelled
looks like a tough one
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between ... [#permalink] New post 14 May 2012, 20:16
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Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.

A. Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.
B. Unlike the slow process of heat transfer between the ocean and the atmosphere when the ocean is colder than the air, heat transfers more rapidly when the ocean is warmer.
C. The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer.
D. Transferring heat between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs slowly when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapidly when it is warmer.
E. When the ocean is colder than the atmosphere, heat transferred between them occurs slowly, unlike the more rapid transfer occurring when the ocean is warmer.

OA after discussion. Please elaborate your answer.




+1 for C. What is OA for this one?
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the [#permalink] New post 15 May 2012, 11:37
IMO C for concision and clarity.
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between ... [#permalink] New post 05 Jun 2012, 04:01
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Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.

A. Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.
B. Unlike the slow process of heat transfer between the ocean and the atmosphere when the ocean is colder than the air, heat transfers more rapidly when the ocean is warmer.
C. The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer.
D. Transferring heat between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs slowly when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapidly when it is warmer.
E. When the ocean is colder than the atmosphere, heat transferred between them occurs slowly, unlike the more rapid transfer occurring when the ocean is warmer.

OA after discussion. Please elaborate your answer.



i pick C. the sentence describes the speed of transferring heat between between the ocean and the atmosphere, when the ocean is warm or cold. and C explain the perfect meaning in my point of view. correct me if i am wrong
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between ... [#permalink] New post 10 Jun 2012, 14:33
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mikeCoolBoy wrote:
Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.

A. Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.
B. Unlike the slow process of heat transfer between the ocean and the atmosphere when the ocean is colder than the air, heat transfers more rapidly when the ocean is warmer.
C. The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer.
D. Transferring heat between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs slowly when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapidly when it is warmer.
E. When the ocean is colder than the atmosphere, heat transferred between them occurs slowly, unlike the more rapid transfer occurring when the ocean is warmer.

OA after discussion. Please elaborate your answer.



i pick C. the sentence describes the speed of transferring heat between between the ocean and the atmosphere, when the ocean is warm or cold. and C explain the perfect meaning in my point of view. correct me if i am wrong


Taking a second look at C, is the rate of heat transfer process slow or is the occurrence of the process slow when ocean is colder?? Although C is the most concise, it clearly changes the meaning.

D: "Transferring heat" sounds awkward but D is the better choice here. "more rapidly when it is warmer", "it" here cannot refer to air as it is the subject referring back to Ocean.
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the [#permalink] New post 11 Jun 2012, 06:08
Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.

A. Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder. Tense mismatch
B. Unlike the slow process of heat transfer between the ocean and the atmosphere when the ocean is colder than the air, heat transfers more rapidly when the ocean is warmer. invalid comparison between process and heat transfer
C. The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer.Grammatically correct
D. Transferring heat between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs slowly when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapidly when it is warmer. Incorrect grammar usage. It sounds as if someone is transferring heat.
E. When the ocean is colder than the atmosphere, heat transferred between them occurs slowly, unlike the more rapid transfer occurring when the ocean is warmer. Trasnferred says a thing of past as if it will never happen again. Its a continuous process and should be in present tense
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Re: Whereas heat transferred between ... [#permalink] New post 12 Nov 2013, 20:00
mikeCoolBoy wrote:
Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.

A. Whereas heat transferred between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs more rapidly when the ocean is warmer than the air, it is slow when the ocean is colder.
B. Unlike the slow process of heat transfer between the ocean and the atmosphere when the ocean is colder than the air, heat transfers more rapidly when the ocean is warmer.
C. The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer.
D. Transferring heat between the ocean and the atmosphere occurs slowly when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapidly when it is warmer.
E. When the ocean is colder than the atmosphere, heat transferred between them occurs slowly, unlike the more rapid transfer occurring when the ocean is warmer.

OA after discussion. Please elaborate your answer.


Choose C because...
"C. The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer."

answer choice has 2 markers "AND" and "THAN"

"THAN" has to present comparison: "when the ocean is colder than the air "
so we are comparing colder ocean floor with colder air. Correct.

"AND" has to have [X] and [Y] structure.
"The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere

"The transfer of heat between the ocean and the atmosphere is slow when the ocean is colder than the air and more rapid when the ocean is warmer."
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