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# The nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy presented the

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The nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy presented the results of his early experiments in his â€œEssay on Heat and Light,â€
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26 Mar 2007, 09:31
First of all, "hoped to found" is wrong.
I choose A.
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26 Mar 2007, 13:11
The nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy presented the results of his early experiments in his â€œEssay on Heat and Light,â€
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26 Mar 2007, 13:53
I would go with A.
I'm not sure of B, bcos 'his envisioning' in the sentence points to Boyle or to Humphry Davy??
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26 Mar 2007, 20:54
Excerpt from Wikipedia:

Critique = the systematic inquiry into the limits of a doctrine or set of concepts

You can surf this link when you have the time...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critic
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27 Mar 2007, 02:30
[quote="kumarajeet06"]The nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy presented the results of his early experiments in his â€œEssay on Heat and Light,â€
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27 Mar 2007, 21:10
I think 'since' can only be used to indicate time periods.
I think its B...Whats the OA??
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31 Mar 2007, 10:42
OA is B

I was confident that it would be A
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31 Mar 2007, 11:05
[quote="GMAThopeful"]The nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy presented the results of his early experiments in his â€œEssay on Heat and Light,â€
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01 Apr 2007, 02:05
I thought that the phrase "...and also.." is redundant.. Could anyone explain, please?
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01 Apr 2007, 18:59
A,E -> sounds like he is critiquing himself
D -> 'from robert boyle forward' is not idiomatic
C -> as well new chemistry' is a broken sentence

B is good.
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01 Apr 2007, 19:22
trivikram wrote:
what does critique mean?

It means "a critical review or commentary".
01 Apr 2007, 19:22
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