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# The computer companys present troubles are a result of

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Joined: 20 Oct 2006
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The computer companys present troubles are a result of [#permalink]

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21 Oct 2006, 14:00
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The computer companyâ€™s present troubles are a result of technological stagnation, marketing missteps, and managerial blunders so that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have failed to correct it.
A. so that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have failed to correct it.
B. so that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct
C. in that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct them
D. that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have
failed to correct
E. that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct them

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21 Oct 2006, 20:39
D.
The computer companyâ€™s present troubles are a result of ... that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have failed to correct

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Re: SC : Computer Company [#permalink]

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21 Oct 2006, 22:21
Allen760 wrote:
The computer companyâ€™s present troubles are a result of technological stagnation, marketing missteps, and managerial blunders so that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have failed to correct it.
A. so that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have failed to correct it.
B. so that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct
C. in that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct them
D. that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have
failed to correct
E. that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct them

"So that" doesnt fit in. A & B out.

"them" after "that" is redundant. C & E out.

D is my choice.
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22 Oct 2006, 22:26
The computer companyâ€™s present troubles are a result of x, y and z that (refers to result) several attempts to revise corporate strategies have
failed to correct

(D) is correct.
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Joined: 21 Mar 2006
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22 Oct 2006, 22:34
A. so that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have failed to correct it. - it does not have a referrant. OUT
B. so that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct - akward construction. OUT
C. in that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct them - them? corporate strategies or computer companyâ€™s present troubles? OUT
D. that several attempts to revise corporate strategies have
failed to correct - CORRECT.
E. that several attempts at revising corporate strategies have
failed to correct them - them? corporate strategies or computer companyâ€™s present troubles? OUT

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22 Oct 2006, 22:34
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