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# The reason that the word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of

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The reason that the word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is because it is derived from the ancient Greek klados meaning branch.

A. The reason that the word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is because

B. The reason that the word cladistics is a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is that

C. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the evolutionary ancestry and relationships of groups of organisms because

D. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system for the classification of species that is based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms because

E. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms and

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The reason that the word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is because it is derived from the ancient Greek klados meaning branch.

A. The reason that the word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is because
reason and because have been used together - redundancy

B. The reason that the word cladistics is a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is that
the structure should be " the reason that..... IS.....
but here it is " The reason that....is that....
we are talking of a WORD so it should REFER to something and cannot be a system itself

C. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the evolutionary ancestry and relationships of groups of organisms because
Correct

D. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system for the classification of species that is based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms because
Unnecessary wordy

E. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms and
wrong use of AND and not because to show reason and dependent clause..
"on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms"- incorrect parallelism

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26 Jun 2018, 13:00
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The reason that the word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is because it is derived from the ancient Greek klados meaning branch.

A. The reason that the word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is because
Reason and Because - redundant

B. The reason that the word cladistics is a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms is that
Word was chosen vs Word is - Incorrect

C. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the evolutionary ancestry and relationships of groups of organisms because
Don't See anything incorrect

D. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system for the classification of species that is based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms because
System for...

E. The word cladistics was chosen to refer to a system of species classification based on the relationships and evolutionary ancestry of groups of organisms and

This uses and... Incorrect

C it is
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