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Can any expert share his or her views on the below understandings? I believe that ANY Conclusion presented in a passage MUST BE an OPINION of Author if no other group/person is mentioned. Further, the final Author's POV( Author's conclusion) is the MAIN IDEA. Believing in above points, I observe th...

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Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Expert's Help: Author's Opinion
Replies: 5
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luminosity falls off rapidly with distance from the center Doesn't this means that luminosity decreases?? Dear ela4490 , I'm happy to respond. :-) The short answer is "yes," although this idiom means something more specific. To decrease simply means to go down, to decrease in value. The idiom " to ...

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Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: RC: OG-12: very specific doubt
Replies: 5
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Thank you for your reply! But I am a little confused about the tense you mentioned. I believe simple tense is good because the first part of the sentence describe s a fact and the second part use future tense because future tense can be used to express prediction. Am I correct? Also, according to y...

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Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Unlike the short flights
Replies: 8
Views: 2894

Hi instructor, can you explain more you mentioned about with modifier in choice B. In choice B, I guess it is still has problems even if I cancel either sufficient or enough . I believe with modifier can modifies first part in the sentence or second part after "with modifier". Am I correct? Dear Cr...

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Thu Jun 23, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Unlike the short flights
Replies: 8
Views: 2894

Potassium, whose outer electron is easily lost, is a highly

Potassium, whose outer electron is easily lost, is a highly reactive metal . (A) Potassium, whose outer electron is easily lost, is a highly reactive metal (B) Potassium is a highly reactive metal, it has an outer electron that is easily lost (C) A highly reactive metal, potassium, with an outer el...


In the early 1800s, seven planets were known, but perturbati

In the early 1800s, seven planets were known, but perturbations in the orbit of Uranus, the seventh planet, suggesting the existence of a hypothetically eighth planet. (A) suggesting the existence of a hypothetically (B) suggesting the existence of a hypothetical (C) to suggest the existence of a h...


Digging in sediments in northern China, scientists have gathered evidence suggesting that complex life-forms emerged much earlier than previously thought. This is the right sentence, but I am confused about the explanation of OG. In this Choice, OG said "It also uses a parallel active form of the v...

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Wed May 18, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 2016 OG SC 48
Replies: 2
Views: 1459

Napoleon entered Russia in June, 1812, with an army half a m

Napoleon entered Russia in June, 1812, with an army half a million strong, but leaving in December, 1812, with just less than 30,000 troops. (A) leaving in December, 1812, with just less (B) just left in December, 1812, with fewer (C) left in December, 1812, with just less (D) left just in December...


Had the quantitative skills of Boustrophedon’s CEO been on

Had the quantitative skills of Boustrophedon’s CEO been on par with his extraordinary intuition in negotiations , he would not have needed such a brilliant expert in finance as his CFO. (A) Had the quantitative skills of Boustrophedon’s CEO been on par with his extraordinary intuition in negoti...


In 1871, Charles Darwin published The Descent of Man, and be

In 1871, Charles Darwin published The Descent of Man , and before that, Gregor Mendel already had discovered the principles of genetics, using his famous pea plant experiments, and ultimately they would explain and justify Darwin’s conclusions . (A) In 1871, Charles Darwin published The Descent o...


Long before Thomas Edison made a long-lasting and commercial

Long before Thomas Edison made a long-lasting and commercially viable incandescent lightbulb, the British chemist Sir Humphry Davy in 1802 created the first prototype of the lightbulb, that was too bright and burned out too quickly. (A) in 1802 created the first prototype of the lightbulb, that was...


James Joyce wrote the novel Ulysses through the teens and pu

James Joyce wrote the novel Ulysses through the teens and published it in 1922, although in 1906, when he was finishing the short story collection Dubliners , he had considered the addition of another story about the canvasser Bloom, who was Jewish and who later was the title Ulysses character . (A...


Urban planner: The mayor of Dismaston supports a new tax cod

Urban planner : The mayor of Dismaston supports a new tax code that would assess local businesses on the property value of their site rather than on their income or profits; the mayor argues that this change will not contribute to any loss in tax revenue for the city. Several city council members d...


Sale Analyst: When polled, all consumers consistently say th

Sale Analyst : When polled, all consumers consistently say that, for household staples, they would buy the lowest cost items. Even when other factors, such as inherent product quality, are introduce, all consumers still argue that low cost should be the highest priority in buying household staples....


Most people can gain vitamin C from fruits such as oranges a

Most people can gain vitamin C from fruits such as oranges and cantaloupes. People with Laestrygonian Disease have weakened digestive systems that cannot digest fruit or vitamin supplements. The easiest foods for these people to digest are grains such as rice and barley. Regular intake of vitamin C...