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Gas hydrates, chemical compounds of water and natural gas,

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Gas hydrates, chemical compounds of water and natural gas, [#permalink]

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10 Oct 2006, 08:03
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Gas hydrates, chemical compounds of water and natural gas, are increasingly being studied for their potential to be huge reservoirs of energy, possibly causing sea floor instability, and significant contributors to global warming.

A. to be huge reservoirs of energy, possibly causing sea floor instability, and
B. to be huge reservoirs of energy, possibly causing sea floor instability, and even as
C. as huge reservoirs of energy, possibly causing sea floor instability, and
D. as huge reservoirs of energy, and the possible cause of sea floor instability,
E. as huge reservoirs of energy, as possible causes of sea floor instability, and even as

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GMAT 1: 740 Q48 V42

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10 Oct 2006, 08:11
E
A. to be huge reservoirs of energy, possibly causing sea floor instability, and
to be is wrong

B. to be huge reservoirs of energy, possibly causing sea floor
instability, and even as
same as A

C. as huge reservoirs of energy, possibly causing sea floor instability, and
highlighted part contradicts with the following clause in the original sentence.

D. as huge reservoirs of energy, and the possible cause of sea floor instability,
two ands

E. as huge reservoirs of energy, as possible causes of sea floor instability, and even as - CORRECT

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10 Oct 2006, 09:24
as huge reservoirs of energy, and the possible cause of sea floor instability,
E. as huge reservoirs of energy, as possible causes of sea floor instability, and even as

D is close but has an extra 'and' the possible cauase of sea ...

I go with E.

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10 Oct 2006, 09:33
Easy E

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10 Oct 2006, 17:32
Yup E for llism

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10 Oct 2006, 17:32
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