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Tiny quantities of more than thirty rare gases, most of them

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23. Tiny quantities of more than thirty rare gases, most of them industrial by-products, threaten to warm the Earth’s atmosphere even more rapidly than carbon dioxide during the next fifty years.
(A) to warm the Earth’s atmosphere even more rapidly than carbon dioxide during the next fifty years
(B) to warm the Earth’s atmosphere even more rapidly over the next fifty years than carbon dioxide will
(C) during the next fifty years to warm the Earth’s atmosphere even more rapidly than carbon dioxide
(D) a warming of the Earth’s atmosphere during the next fifty years even more rapid than carbon dioxide’s
(E) a warming of the Earth’s atmosphere even more rapid than carbon dioxide’s will be over the next fifty years

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Re: SC question from section7 q23 [#permalink]

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New post 07 Jun 2010, 02:53
IMO : A

more ..... than correct

threaten to warm correct

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Re: SC question from section7 q23 [#permalink]

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New post 07 Jun 2010, 02:59
In A, the quantities of rare gases are compared with Carbondioxide!! How is A correct??

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Re: SC question from section7 q23 [#permalink]

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New post 07 Jun 2010, 03:39
Please re-post the question with the underlined portion.

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Re: SC question from section7 q23 [#permalink]

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New post 07 Jun 2010, 04:04
Ohh I missed that :roll:

you are right. tiny quantities cannot be compared with carbon dioxide.

However "act of warming" can be compared

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Re: SC question from section7 q23 [#permalink]

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Re: SC question from section7 q23   [#permalink] 07 Jun 2010, 09:20
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