PSAT 1.8 Writing Diagnostic

PSAT 1.8 Writing Diagnostic. How would you change the underlined portion of the passage, if at all?

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thousand thirty been there Stop phonies All right we're done

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Which choice completes the sense with accurate information from the

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diagram linear distance between alexandria and cyan e was five

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hundred miles and hear the potential answers Oh yea we

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get to play with the diagram Diagrams are third favorite

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type of graham right after grammy beatrice who always has

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hard candies in her pocket and singing telegrams Graham crackers

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ought to be in there somewhere anyway Sorry We're just

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a sucker for grown men in big baby costume singing

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happy birthday but okay back to the matter at hand

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There's a sentence in the past that references the diagram

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and we need to double check and make sure that

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everything's you know kosher If not well we'll need to

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find ourselves a kosher option It's no good not conforming

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teo Jewish dietary law round here Here's the sentence Secondly

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since the linear distance between alexandria and sigh in e

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was five hundred miles alexandria and sci fi lay on

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a direct north south line Really we're just fact checking

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to confirm that the diagram supports the five hundred miles

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though uh does it well here's the diagram here's alexandria

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here is science and this thing here says five hundred

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miles like i would walk Yeah well this one's pretty

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clear cut Folks know change is needed because this sense

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is right on the money He can't be right because

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there isn't even a tropic of cancer on the diagram

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sees out for the same reason and these out because

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although the number fifty appears in the diagram it's clearly

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not the distance between the two cities Oh yeah all

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the other options were just front a It is fortunately

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the distance between us and leftover pizza in the break

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room Zero miles you would take about twenty feet No