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# The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to

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The expedition detected five shipwrecks in the bay, which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering the bay's floor.

A) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering
B) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter
C) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter
D) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering
E) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known that litter
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A) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering—Shh! Relative pronoun touch rule

B) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter – best choice
C) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter -- same as A
D) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering --- as littering is wrong idiom
E) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known that litter—same as A.

Shh: what does ‘which’ refer to; If it is bay, then the meaning is absurd; If it is wrecks, then the singular verb 'triples' is wrong.
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Hi Daagh sir,
can you please help to explain the meaning of this sentence, I am confused in use of 'known to'... I thought it should be 'known as'.
thanks for all your explanations for SC questions.

daagh wrote:
A) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering—Shh! Relative pronoun touch rule

B) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter – best choice
C) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known to litter -- same as A
D) tripling to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known as littering --- as littering is wrong idiom
E) which triples to fifteen the number of wreck sites now known that litter—same as A.

Shh: what does ‘which’ refer to; If it is bay, then the meaning is absurd; If it is wrecks, then the singular verb 'triples' is wrong.
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