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01 Dec 2007, 11:11
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Re: 700 - level GMATprep Question (6) [#permalink]

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01 Dec 2007, 12:10
Darden2010 wrote:

An international team of astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to have 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter, the solar system’s largest planet.
A. astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to have 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
B. astronomers work at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to be 5 to 15 times Jupiter’s mass
C. astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, having detected at least 18 huge gas spheres that are estimated at 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
D. astronomers, working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, and has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated at 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
E. astronomers, working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres they have estimated to be 5 to 15 times Jupiter’s mass

A.

Elim BE b/c jupiters mass cannot be a referent for the largest planet in the solar system.

C: "having" is not appropriate here.
D: and has... what did the team do first? This is ambigious and incorrect.

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Re: 700 - level GMATprep Question (6) [#permalink]

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01 Dec 2007, 13:32
GMATBLACKBELT wrote:

A.

Elim BE b/c jupiters mass cannot be a referent for the largest planet in the solar system.

C: "having" is not appropriate here.
D: and has... what did the team do first? This is ambigious and incorrect.

I'll go with A. Explanation same as GMATBLACKBELT

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01 Dec 2007, 14:39
sitck with A here

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01 Dec 2007, 16:54
Clear A

in others "astronomers" doesnt go with "has", while use of having in C is incorrect

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Re: 700 - level GMATprep Question (6) [#permalink]

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02 Dec 2007, 03:57
GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
Darden2010 wrote:

An international team of astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to have 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter, the solar system’s largest planet.
A. astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to have 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
B. astronomers work at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to be 5 to 15 times Jupiter’s mass
C. astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, having detected at least 18 huge gas spheres that are estimated at 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
D. astronomers, working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, and has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated at 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
E. astronomers, working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres they have estimated to be 5 to 15 times Jupiter’s mass

A.

Elim BE b/c jupiters mass cannot be a referent for the largest planet in the solar system.

C: "having" is not appropriate here.
D: and has... what did the team do first? This is ambigious and incorrect.

Nice explanation. Same.

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Re: 700 - level GMATprep Question (6) [#permalink]

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03 Dec 2007, 02:26
Darden2010 wrote:

An international team of astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to have 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter, the solar system’s largest planet.
A. astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to have 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
B. astronomers work at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated to be 5 to 15 times Jupiter’s mass
C. astronomers working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, having detected at least 18 huge gas spheres that are estimated at 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
D. astronomers, working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, and has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres estimated at 5 to 15 times the mass of Jupiter
E. astronomers, working at telescopes in the Canary Islands and Spain, has detected at least 18 huge gas spheres they have estimated to be 5 to 15 times Jupiter’s mass

Go for 'A'

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