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# In Newtonian laws of motion, there is a condition and it's

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In Newtonian laws of motion, there is a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion

A. there is a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
B. there is a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
C. there are a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
D. there are a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
E. there has been a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
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12 Oct 2005, 06:55
B. its NOT it's. Is NOT are, speaking about two singular things.
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12 Oct 2005, 07:17
This question is testing whether you can differentiate between its and its.

Its= possessive pronoun of it; or itself
Its= contraction of it + is; or it + has

Clearly B.
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12 Oct 2005, 07:20
GOing with B

Eliminate C, D because of the use of "are" for plural when it should be singular. Between it's ie "it is" and its, its is the appropriate form for the sentence.

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In Newtonian laws of motion, there is a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion

A. there is a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
B. there is a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
C. there are a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
D. there are a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
E. there has been a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
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12 Oct 2005, 16:22
Very strangely OA is C! I guess this is from GMAT Prep!!
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12 Oct 2005, 17:10
rahulraao wrote:
Very strangely OA is C! I guess this is from GMAT Prep!!

I guess the OA is correct.
If you omit "there is/are," you will find that the subject of this sentence is "a condition and its converse"...it's a compound subject. Therefore, we use "are," not "is"
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12 Oct 2005, 17:14
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rahulraao wrote:
Very strangely OA is C! I guess this is from GMAT Prep!!

I guess the OA is correct.
If you omit "there is/are," you will find that the subject of this sentence is "a condition and its converse"...it's a compound subject. Therefore, we use "are," not "is"

Clever observation omomo. I totally missed that!
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