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Re: Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging [#permalink]
Amazing question. Meaning, modifiers, due to vs because everything is covered!
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Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging [#permalink]
goalsnr 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 picked A on this one.But again there seem to be different OAs for this on the GMATCLUB. I am convinced by explanations by Vikram and Ak_IDC.
So lets open another can of worms :)


Trivikram

https://gmatclub.com/forum/11-p257789?t ... ng#p257789

ak_Idc

https://gmatclub.com/forum/11-p257169?t ... ng#p257169


GMATNinja, any other experts
Is it correct to eliminate (B) just because it uses "plunging prices for computer chips" rather than "plunging prices of computer chips"?
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Because an oversupply of computer chips has sent prices plunging [#permalink]
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