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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## Largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds ##### This topic has 2 member replies ## Largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds Largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds and measuring 8 feet in length, the Alaskan brown bear is a close relative of grizzly bear. A.Largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds and measuring B.Largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds and it measures C.Largest of all land carnivores, it weighs up to 1500 pounds and measures D.It is largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds and measuring E.It is largest of all land carnivores, weighs up to 1500 pounds and measures OA:A In Option D & E does "it" refers to "Alaskan brown bear"? If so then why option D & E are wrong From: GMAT PREP Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts Joined 02 Jun 2016 Posted: 1 messages NandishSS wrote: In Option D & E does "it" refers to "Alaskan brown bear"? If so then why option D & E are wrong From: GMAT PREP D and E are wrong because you cannot join two clause without a connector. In the correct one A, both "weighing" and "measuring" are present participle modifier, modifying the subject "Alaskan brown bear". Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Joined 13 Mar 2015 Posted: 410 messages Followed by: 7 members Upvotes: 120 GMAT Score: 770 NandishSS wrote: Largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds and measuring 8 feet in length, the Alaskan brown bear is a close relative of grizzly bear. A.Largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds and measuring B.Largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds and it measures C.Largest of all land carnivores, it weighs up to 1500 pounds and measures D.It is largest of all land carnivores, weighing up to 1500 pounds and measuring E.It is largest of all land carnivores, weighs up to 1500 pounds and measures OA:A In Option D & E does "it" refers to "Alaskan brown bear"? If so then why option D & E are wrong From: GMAT PREP Option E: It is largest of all land carnivores, weighs up to 1500 pounds and measures - This is one complete sentence the Alaskan brown bear is a close relative of grizzly bear. - This is another complete sentence. You cannot add these two with a comma. Same is the case with option D • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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