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## SC: With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees

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SC: With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:45 am
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I do not know how to solve this SC. Please, help!!!

With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees Farenheit, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with 60 square miles of water thought to be frozen from top to bottom

A) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with
B) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, its
C) Europa has long been considered as far too cold to support life and has
D) Europa, long considered as far too cold to support life, and its
E) Europa, long considered to be far too cold to support life, and to have

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:26 pm
netcaesar wrote:
I do not know how to solve this SC. Please, help!!!

With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees Farenheit, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with 60 square miles of water though to be frozen from top to bottom

A) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with
B) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, its
C) Europa has long been considered as far too cold to support life and has
D) Europa, long considered as far too cold to support life, and its
E) Europa, long considered to be far too cold to support life, and to have
please make sure you type the question correctly. One word can make a huge difference:

With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees Farenheit, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with 60 square miles of water thought to be frozen from top to bottom.

netcaesar Just gettin' started!
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Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:38 pm
Corrected

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:13 pm
IMO C.

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:16 pm
C IMO.

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 3:31 pm
Please, explain why the other options are not correct!!
OA is not C

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:30 pm
Here, how i reduced it to A or B.

With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees Farenheit, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with 60 square miles of water though to be frozen from top to bottom

A) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with (ok to me)
B) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, its---? incomplete sentence
C) Europa has long been considered as far too cold to support life and has
D) Europa, long considered as far too cold to support life, and its
E) Europa, -----need a complete sentence----long considered to be far too cold to support life, and to have

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:50 pm
IMO its A

considered is to be used alone not with "to be" or "as"

This leaves A or B

B doesn't sound right when read..incomplete

So A

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:01 pm
will go with B
c,d and e are out becoz the correct idiom is considered X

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:27 pm
netcaesar wrote:
I do not know how to solve this SC. Please, help!!!

With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees Farenheit, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with 60 square miles of water thought to be frozen from top to bottom

A) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with
B) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, its
C) Europa has long been considered as far too cold to support life and has
D) Europa, long considered as far too cold to support life, and its
E) Europa, long considered to be far too cold to support life, and to have
Idiom is consider. So, consider as, consider to be are all wrong.

Eliminate C, D and E.

B is worng. A COMMA can't be a conjunction for two clauses.

IMO A.

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:30 pm
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netcaesar wrote:
I do not know how to solve this SC. Please, help!!!

With surface temperatures estimated at minus 230 degrees Farenheit, Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with 60 square miles of water thought to be frozen from top to bottom

A) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, and with
B) Europa has long been considered far too cold to support life, its
C) Europa has long been considered as far too cold to support life and has
D) Europa, long considered as far too cold to support life, and its
E) Europa, long considered to be far too cold to support life, and to have
Idiom is consider X Y. So, consider as, consider to be are all wrong.

Eliminate C, D and E.

B is worng. A COMMA can't be a conjunction for two clauses.

IMO A.

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 8:50 pm
IMO A

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:54 pm
IMO B
A - doubt
Bcoz if we see the construction
considered ....,and with ..to be
can't be possible.

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Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:43 pm
IMO B
A - doubt
Bcoz if we see the construction
considered ....,and with ..to be
can't be possible.

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Option A, has an abrupt second part "and with 60 square miles.."

Option B, second part lacks parallel structure

Option C, seems appropriate

Option D, Like option B, second part lacks parallel structure

Option E, is verbose

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