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# Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices

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Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices [#permalink]

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01 Jul 2009, 08:38
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Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging, the manufacturer has announced that it will cut production by closing its factories for two days a month.
A. Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging
B. Because of plunging prices for computer chips, which is due to an oversupply
C. Because computer chip prices have been sent plunging, which resulted from an oversupply
D. Due to plunging computer chip prices from an oversupply
E. Due to an oversupply, with the result that computer chip prices have been sent plunging
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01 Jul 2009, 09:03
[Reveal] Spoiler:
A
it is

remember

"Due to " is " caused by" in GMATland

because(conj) + Clause (clause means-->Subject + verb)

"because of"(is a preposition) + Noun /Noun Phrase
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01 Jul 2009, 11:26
trainspotting wrote:
Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging, the manufacturer has announced that it will cut production by closing its factories for two days a month.
A. Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging
B. Because of plunging prices for computer chips, which is due to an oversupply
C. Because computer chip prices have been sent plunging, which resulted from an oversupply
D. Due to plunging computer chip prices from an oversupply
E. Due to an oversupply, with the result that computer chip prices have been sent plunging

I think it is C .. modifier correctly modifying 'plunging'
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04 Jul 2009, 05:09
I had the wrong OA...But thanks or pointing out to the right ans....
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04 Jul 2009, 06:37
A I chose correctly. hurrah
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Re: Computer chips   [#permalink] 04 Jul 2009, 06:37
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