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Re: Formulating a precise search query remains the [#permalink]
The difference between B and D is the meaning

Even though search engines use past searches to try to determine what a user is asking, formulating a precise search query remains the critical first step to getting a useful search result.

Although search engines use past searches to try and determine what a user is asking, formulating precise search queries remains the first critical step to getting a useful search result.
Here the search engine doesnt try and determine rather try to determine. To shows motive. to is followed by a verb.

hence, B is correct
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Re: Formulating a precise search query remains the [#permalink]
Nice question, which is similar to the ones that we see on Gmat.

B is the best answer of the lot.

In option D: "Although search engines use past searches to try and determine"... means that search engines TRY and DETERMINE (they do two things). But what do they try?
Better is to say try to determine (option B)
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