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# According to some experts, carbon dioxide is accumulating in

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25 Jun 2010, 18:05
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According to some experts, carbon dioxide is accumulating in the atmosphere so rapidly, largely because of the burning of fossil fuels, that should the present rate of buildup continue, the global concentration of this poison will double by the end of the next century

(A) that should the present rate of buildup continue, the global concentration of this poison
(B) should the present rate of buildup continue, the global concentration of this poison
(C) should the present rate of buildup be continued, the global concentration of this poison
(D) the global concentration of this poison, were the present rate of buildup continue,
(E) that the global concentration of this poison, if the present rate of buildup did continue,

Clearly between A and E. Please explain which one and why.

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25 Jun 2010, 19:20
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(A) that should the present rate of buildup continue, the global concentration of this poison
"will double by the end of the next century" modifies global concentration and should be as close as possible.

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26 Jun 2010, 05:32
amitdesai16 wrote:

Clearly between A and E. Please explain which one and why.

A is correct
E) "if ... did continue" is not correct

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14 Jul 2010, 11:20
A for me.

so X that Y...only A makes sense

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Re: A or E?   [#permalink] 14 Jul 2010, 11:20
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