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Whereas scientists , because of random fluctuations in the [#permalink] New post 08 Dec 2011, 22:43
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57. Whereas scientists, because of random fluctuations in the weather, can not determine the transition from one season to the next by monitoring temperatures on a daily basis, so they cannot determine the onset of global warming by monitoring average annual temperatures.

A. Whereas scientists
B. Just as scientists
C. Like scientists who
D. Inasmuch as a scientist
E. In the same way a scientist

anybody can explain??
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Re: sc 57 Whereas scientists, because of random fluctuations [#permalink] New post 09 Dec 2011, 00:28
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Looks like this question is testing the idiom of "just as..., so..." Just as scientists cannot determine..., so they...

Out of curiosity, what's the source?
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Re: sc 57 Whereas scientists, because of random fluctuations [#permalink] New post 09 Dec 2011, 02:37
Just as X, so Y is the right idiom. You should look carefully in the non-underlined part.
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Re: sc 57 Whereas scientists, because of random fluctuations [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2012, 22:15
I chose B because of the idiom Just so... as,but the rest including B does not make much sense to me!
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