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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 ## mgmat coronary event ##### This topic has 14 member replies ## mgmat coronary event American Heart Association researchers have calculated that one person in the United States should experience a coronary event every 26 seconds. one person in the United States should experience a coronary event every 26 seconds a person in the United States should experience a coronary event once in every 26 seconds a coronary event will strike one person in the United States once in every 26 seconds every 26 seconds a person in the United States will experience a coronary event every 26 seconds a person in the United States should experience a coronary event Legendary Member Joined 26 Apr 2010 Posted: 759 messages Followed by: 3 members Upvotes: 85 C for me i dont see any obvious mistakes here, meaning is the only reason Legendary Member Joined 30 May 2010 Posted: 1893 messages Followed by: 6 members Upvotes: 215 IMO D Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Joined 25 Jan 2010 Posted: 406 messages Followed by: 4 members Upvotes: 23 Test Date: March 14, 2014 GMAT Score: 740 I think D is the answer. Regarding 'C', I don't believe that coronary events actually strike people but, even if they do, "once in every 26 seconds" seems incorrect. I think you can remove "in" from that phrase, leaving "once every 26 seconds". Legendary Member Joined 08 Oct 2009 Posted: 544 messages Followed by: 2 members Upvotes: 31 Sorry to say but Manhattan question is again exactly similar to what question we had in OG. Btw...Pradeep..you gave one more MGMAT? Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Joined 26 Jul 2009 Posted: 278 messages Upvotes: 17 Test Date: 14-09-2010 Target GMAT Score: 710 IMO D: Here is why: American Heart Association researchers have calculated that one person in the United States should experience a coronary event every 26 seconds. one person in the United States should experience a coronary event every 26 seconds -->INCORRECT: verb here is "have calculated" and hence using 'should' logically doesn't make sense. a person in the United States should experience a coronary event once in every 26 seconds -->INCORRECT: completely changes the meaning by stating that one person will experience coronary event every 26sec, however the implied meaning should be " 1 person every 26 seconds in Us will experience coronary event . a coronary event will strike one person in the United States once in every 26 seconds -->INCORRECT: same as B, changing the meaning. every 26 seconds a person in the United States will experience a coronary event -->CORRECT: This is what researchers have calculated, 1 person every 26 sec will face this issue. every 26 seconds a person in the United States should experience a coronary event -->INCORRECT: basically a reversal of option A, but for same reason this is Incorrect as well. _________________ Sonu -------- When you want something desperately, the whole Universe conspires in helping to give it to you - The Alchemist Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Joined 19 Jul 2010 Posted: 10 messages Target GMAT Score: 680 Gotta be D. Legendary Member Joined 17 Mar 2010 Posted: 1309 messages Followed by: 5 members Upvotes: 33 Test Date: july/august 2010 Target GMAT Score: 700+ GMAT Score: neve sorry adi that time i was little rude with u as u not answering anything. now i found u r good in sc as u recognize the source of question quickly. no this is from old mgmat test question just to share with u guys. plz put yr opinion on this question Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Joined 26 Jul 2009 Posted: 278 messages Upvotes: 17 Test Date: 14-09-2010 Target GMAT Score: 710 adi_800 is a champ in SC. I have seen some of his posts in Testmagic(hope u r d same 1).. _________________ Sonu -------- When you want something desperately, the whole Universe conspires in helping to give it to you - The Alchemist Senior | Next Rank: 100 Posts Joined 09 Sep 2008 Posted: 69 messages Upvotes: 3 Target GMAT Score: 700+ IMO, D. I am not sure about the usage of "should" here. Legendary Member Joined 08 Oct 2009 Posted: 544 messages Followed by: 2 members Upvotes: 31 loveusonu wrote: adi_800 is a champ in SC. I have seen some of his posts in Testmagic(hope u r d same 1).. Yup..I am the one...Thanks for your kind words... But facing problems on CR side... But I will make it happen... @Pradeep: Manhattan old tests? What are they? Have they released any old tests to all? Legendary Member Joined 17 Mar 2010 Posted: 1309 messages Followed by: 5 members Upvotes: 33 Test Date: july/august 2010 Target GMAT Score: 700+ GMAT Score: neve yes adi is SC master. what is testmagic? no adi this was my first mgmat test now i posting the questions in the forum Legendary Member Joined 31 Jan 2010 Posted: 748 messages Followed by: 3 members Upvotes: 46 testmagic is another forum pradeepkaushal9518 wrote: yes adi is SC master. what is testmagic? no adi this was my first mgmat test now i posting the questions in the forum _________________ ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------- General blog https://amarnaik.wordpress.com MBA blog https://amarrnaik.blogspot.com/ Legendary Member Joined 20 May 2008 Posted: 1404 messages Followed by: 2 members Upvotes: 18 It is clear that this question is similar a question in OG10 "one" is wrong because "one" refer to a specific person. No logic "once" is redundant. the problem is with "should" on GMAT land, "should" is used to show obligation although in traditional grammar, in grammar books, "should" can be used to show possibility----I think this is what gmat want us to think. Yes, we have to think so that is my idea about "should" here Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Joined 11 Apr 2016 Posted: 27 messages Hi, Could someone help to give a more clear and detailed explanation for this one, as I still could not understand the problem to option C - a coronary event will strike one person in the United States once in every 26 seconds . I really do find it the same to the OA Thanks for your response • Get 300+ Practice Questions 25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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