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# The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is tha

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The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and be used as a fuel in a way similar to that of the original fossil fuel that was used to create it.

A. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and
B. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
C. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material while
D. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
E. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that the moment that a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or

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Updated on: 09 Apr 2017, 06:27
A. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and --- The correct idiom is either x or y; wrong

B. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or --- The reason—because is redundant
C. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material while --- either while is wrong idiom

D. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or --- looks ok; more concise than E

E. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that the moment that a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or ---- Ok but wordy; very rare to see the lack of concision as the sole cause of rejecting a choice.
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04 Aug 2015, 01:50
I agree with you...then in such case no option seems correct....
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04 Aug 2015, 02:36
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The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and used as a fuel in a way similar to that of the original fossil fuel that was used to create it.

A. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and
B. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
C. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material while
D. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
E. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that the moment that a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or

In option A the reason .......... is that makes odd. Again "and" make also misleading meaning.
In option B is as similar as A and also the reason ...... is because makes the sentence ambiguous.
In option C has the mistake of using "while".
In option D is precise and has clear meaning.
In option E is wordy.
So, i think correct answer would be option D
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04 Aug 2015, 05:29
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The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and used as a fuel in a way similar to that of the original fossil fuel that was used to create it.

A. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and
B. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
C. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material while
D. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
E. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that the moment that a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or

+1 for D. Either/or correctly used. Also, D is more concise than B and E.
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04 Aug 2015, 07:33
I fail gmat many times and many year, 3 years ago I buy e gmat course but do not understand the concept of meaning in sc section , e gmat present

now I understand that concept.

forcus on meaning

reason+that clause

is not logic, generally

goodbye a,b and c
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11 Jan 2016, 06:11
The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and used as a fuel in a way similar to that of the original fossil fuel that was used to create it.

B. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
D. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or

Choice B is incorrect since " the reason and because" appears in the same sentence. It is redundant.
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11 Jan 2016, 09:42
reason for which I learn gmat is good.
reasong +that clause dose not exist in grammar. this point is purely structural
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31 May 2016, 08:07
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saw your post but it seems you have removed it...
But you were absolutely correct in your observation. Necessary changes will be done
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31 May 2016, 08:28
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The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and be used as a fuel in a way similar to that of the original fossil fuel that was used to create it.

A. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and
B. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
C. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material while
D. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
E. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that the moment that a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or

Correct idiomatic usage is -

1. Either X or Y
2. Neither X nor Y

The reason that is considered redundant hence (B) and (E) are incorrect....

Options (A) and (C) use incorrect idiomatic usage of either x or Y , hence they are incorrect...

Only (D) is the correct answer.

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04 Jun 2016, 09:25
reason that
is not idomatic
reason for which

is idomatic

this is why e is wrong.
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04 Jun 2016, 11:16
The split in answer choices are between the following:

1. The reason that vs Plastic products
2. and vs or

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The reason that ..... that is redundant and rhetorical construction hence false split. With these eliminated we have only 2 more choices beginning with Plastic Products... but since the latter part uses "Either" the correct idiomatic expression must be either X or Y and since option "D" follows this , it is the correct answer.
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09 Apr 2017, 01:26
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reto wrote:
The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and be used as a fuel in a way similar to that of the original fossil fuel that was used to create it.

A. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material and
B. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
C. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material while
D. Plastic products can be considered eco-friendly because once a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or
E. The reason that plastic products can be considered eco-friendly is that the moment that a product has completed its purpose, it can either be recycled as a material or

Correct idiomatic usage is -

1. Either X or Y
2. Neither X nor Y

The reason that is considered redundant hence (B) and (E) are incorrect....

Options (A) and (C) use incorrect idiomatic usage of either x or Y , hence they are incorrect...

Only (D) is the correct answer.

'nor' can be used without 'neither'
'or' can be used without 'either'

but if 'either' is there, 'or' must be there
and if 'neither' is there. 'nor' must be there
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