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It was decided by the National Weather Service to purchase a forecasting system that combines 44 computers linked together with each other to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

A. It was decided by the National Weather Service to purchase a forecasting system that combines 44 computers linked together with each other to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

B. Forecasting system that combines 44 computers linked together with each other to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer was selected to be purchased by the National Weather Service

C. It was decided by the National Weather Service to purchase a forecasting system that links 44 computers together to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

D. The National Weather Service decided to purchase a forecasting system that links 44 computers together to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

E. the National Weather Service decided to purchase a forecasting system that combines 44 computers linked together with each other to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

Originally posted by chesstitans on 27 Nov 2017, 17:23.
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chesstitans wrote:
It was decided by the National Weather Service to purchase a forecasting system that combines 44 computers linked together with each other to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

A. It was decided by the National Weather Service to purchase a forecasting system that combines 44 computers linked together with each other to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

B. Forecasting system that combines 44 computers linked together with each other to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer was selected to be purchased by the National Weather Service

C. It was decided by the National Weather Service to purchase a forecasting system that links 44 computers together to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

D. The National Weather Service decided to purchase a forecasting system that links 44 computers together to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.

E. the National Weather Service decided to purchase a forecasting system that combines 44 computers linked together with each other to form the world's sixth-largest supercomputer.


Following issues..
1) redundancy..
Combine and link mean the same. Only one should be used
A, B and E out.

2) Passive voice.
Nothing much wrong with C. But there is no reason to change active to passive voice. Active voice is always crisp and suitable.

Ans D
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