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Last spring a Colorado health department survey of 72 playgrounds in private child-care centers found unsafe conditions in 95 percent of them and they ranged from splinters to equipment near collapse.

(A) unsafe conditions in 95 percent of them and they ranged
(B) conditions in 95 percent were unsafe and ranging
(C) the ranging of unsafe conditions in 95 percent of them to be
(D) that 95 percent had unsafe conditions ranging
(E) that 95 percent of them had conditions that were unsafe; the range was
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A. them - ambiguous
B. parallelism error (shud be "and ranges")
C. awkward
D. ok
E. " the range was" - different clause. no idea what it is referring to.
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My choice is D - First I narrowed down the choices to D and E because "found" needs the word "that" after it. E is wrong because "them" is ambiguous, and the phrase that follows the semi-colon doesn't follow on from the previous sentence.
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D is correct.

Need THAT to start a relative clause to show the findings of the survey..

E starts a new sentence with; and changes the meaning of the whole sentence...
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My choice is D - First I narrowed down the choices to D and E because "found" needs the word "that" after it. E is wrong because "them" is ambiguous, and the phrase that follows the semi-colon doesn't follow on from the previous sentence.


I also chose D but my question is that does Found always need that?
Possibly not...Plz explain.
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chet719 wrote:
My choice is D - First I narrowed down the choices to D and E because "found" needs the word "that" after it. E is wrong because "them" is ambiguous, and the phrase that follows the semi-colon doesn't follow on from the previous sentence.


I also chose D but my question is that does Found always need that?
Possibly not...Plz explain.


Not really you can have found x to be ...
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Why does answer choice (E) is a wrong one?
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A) pronoun them and they-antecedent not clear as two plural nouns exist, playgrounds and child care centres
B) Parallelism error ..and..
C) incorrect meaning
D) no error
E) Pronoun reference not clear; also addition of independent clause

Therefore, D
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