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# SC New Jersey

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What's wrong with (B)?

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24 Aug 2008, 08:42
judokan wrote:

What's wrong with (B)?

D. Subject verb agreemwnt.
Trenton, NJ - is - its.
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24 Aug 2008, 09:03
Hi Tiger, do you mean the OA is D?
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24 Aug 2008, 09:34
judokan wrote:

What's wrong with (B)?

I'd go with C. The verb and pronoun needs to agree with communities, not Trenton.
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24 Aug 2008, 09:54
(c)

...is one of the large number of communities *that*....

'that' sets a restrictive modifier, i.e. the underlined part must begin with 'are' . So we are down to c, d and e, but other than (c) other two have other subject very agreements introduced.
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24 Aug 2008, 10:59
judokan wrote:
Hi Tiger, do you mean the OA is D?

Sorry for the confusion as I was having problem with my internet connection.

Its C not D.
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24 Aug 2008, 11:37
This is bull shit. I thought it was B too. It should be B according to Manhattan SC. "One of the last communities" should be singular. Isn't it ??
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24 Aug 2008, 22:46
"that" modifies "communities", hence the verb should be plural.

C.
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24 Aug 2008, 23:18
Can smb clarify which one is correct:

A list of marbles that is ..... or
A list of marbles that are .....

if we are not taking into account meaning.
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25 Aug 2008, 02:41
"C" should be the answer. "A" is wordy for it's usage of " as a way for it to improve!" and also communities is plural and requires the plural form of the "to be " verb, which should be "are" and not "is".
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25 Aug 2008, 06:23
judokan wrote:

What's wrong with (B)?

Sub-verb agreement is incorrect in B.

NJ is one of X.
NJ is.. one of a large number of communities that are looking to use their waterfronts.

Here X itself is another clause.

Sub =a large number of communities = A number of... (always plural)
verb = are
their = should refer to "a large number of communities"

C is the best.

What is OA.
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25 Aug 2008, 09:02
OA is C, from GMAT PREP 2

Thanks all
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25 Aug 2008, 09:10
az780 wrote:
Can smb clarify which one is correct:

A list of marbles that is ..... or
A list of marbles that are .....

if we are not taking into account meaning.

That refers to Marbles. so it is "A list of marbles that are .....".

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