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Contrary to financial analysts, who predicted last year that the market for home computers would dwindle, the personal computer industry continued to show strong growth in the first quarter of this year.

a. analysts, who predicted
b. analysts, whose predictions
c. analysts and their predictions
d. analysts’ predicting
e. analysts’ predictions

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Originally posted by GMAT TIGER on 09 Jan 2009, 17:54.
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New post 09 Jan 2009, 19:28
Is it E?
the pc industry is contrary to the predictions not the analysts.
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New post 09 Jan 2009, 22:23
GMAT TIGER wrote:
Contrary to financial analysts, who predicted last year that the market for home computers would dwindle, the personal computer industry continued to show strong growth in the first quarter of this year.

a. analysts, who predicted
b. analysts, whose predictions
c. analysts and their predictions
d. analysts’ predicting
e. analysts’ predictions


1. A and B wrong; "who precticted.." and "whose predictions..." are subordinates that give more information to the main subject they modify. So, A and B make illogical comparions, A and B out

2. C has the same error in A and B , C out too

3. "analysts's predicting" is awkard and confusing, D out

E wins the game. Is it E OA? :-D
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Everybody got it.

OA is E.


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Contrary to financial analysts, who predicted last year that the market for home computers would dwindle, the personal computer industry continued to show strong growth in the first quarter of this year.

a. analysts, who predicted
b. analysts, whose predictions
c. analysts and their predictions
d. analysts’ predicting
e. analysts’ predictions

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GMAT TIGER wrote:
Contrary to financial analysts, who predicted last year that the market for home computers would dwindle, the personal computer industry continued to show strong growth in the first quarter of this year.

a. analysts, who predicted
b. analysts, whose predictions
c. analysts and their predictions
d. analysts’ predicting
e. analysts’ predictions


E makes sense.
Is the financial analysts' predictions that are in question
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E is the most appropriate.

Could someone please predict the difficulty level of this question?
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Contrary to financial analysts, who predicted last year that the market for home computers would dwindle, the personal computer industry continued to show strong growth in the first quarter of this year.

a. analysts, who predicted
b. analysts, whose predictions
c. analysts and their predictions
d. analysts’ predicting
e. analysts’ predictions

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what is difference between analysits...analyst's....analysts'?

analysts - plural
analyst's - of an analyst

what does it mean by analysts' ?

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