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## assumption question from gmatprep

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xcise_science Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts
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#### assumption question from gmatprep

Sun Dec 02, 2007 1:04 pm
Can someone please explain how C is the right choice?

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xcise_science Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts
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Mon Dec 03, 2007 6:55 am
I guess I'm confused as to whether the 'ability of scientists' is plural or singular.

Oops, sorry about that posting in wrong forum. I had initially planned on posting a CR question, but I changed my mind, and forgot to switch to the SC forum

thanks

sankruth Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts
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Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:15 pm
For this question you must use POE (Process of elimination)

If we talk about ability then it is singular, so must be 'has become more accurate'. E looks right for most part except in the end where it uses 'have'.

C although looks a bit awkward has no grammatical mistakes and more importantly retains the meaning too.

Can you please post these questions in Sentence Correction section henceforth.

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