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# Any medical test will sometimes fail to detect a condition

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Any medical test will sometimes fail to detect a condition [#permalink]

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08 Jun 2010, 12:05
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17. Any medical test will sometimes fail to detect a condition when it is present and indicate that there is one when it is not.
(A) a condition when it is present and indicate that there is one
(B) when a condition is present and indicate that there is one
(C) a condition when it is present and indicate that it is present
(D) when a condition is present and indicate its presence
(E) the presence of a condition when it is there and indicate its presence

what is the correct ans and why ?

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Re: sc question from section8 q17 [#permalink]

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08 Jun 2010, 15:12
any medical test will fail to detect a condition -------> hold A and C

any medical test will fail when a condition is present -----> B and D are OUT for change of meaning.

Now look at E - awkward and wordy OUT
(E) the presence of a condition when it is there (where??? ) and indicate its presence

the presence is redundant. it could have said ---> any medical test will fail to detect a condition

Now look at A and C

(A) a condition when it is present and indicate that there is one >>> where ?? OUT

C is left.
(C) a condition when it is present and indicate that it is present

IMO : C

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Re: sc question from section8 q17 [#permalink]

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09 Jun 2010, 01:50
solution booklet says ans is E.

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Re: sc question from section8 q17 [#permalink]

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28 Jul 2011, 12:30
Instruments detect the presence of a condition not a condition .. so E

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Re: sc question from section8 q17 [#permalink]

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28 Jul 2011, 13:29
you can see additional explanations here
http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/og- ... -t905.html

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Re: sc question from section8 q17   [#permalink] 28 Jul 2011, 13:29
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