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###### October 17, 2013

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**Today's Practice GMAT Question:**

Contrary to common belief, Euclid's Elements is more a compilation than a composition; it repeats the work of scholars such as Eudoxus, Pythagorus, and Theaetetus, often clarifying earlier proofs and correcting weak ones. | |

(A) | Contrary to common belief, Euclid's Elements is more a compilation than a composition; it repeats the work of scholars such as Eudoxus, Pythagorus, and Theaetetus, often clarifying earlier proofs and correcting weak ones. |

(B) | Contrary to common belief, Euclid's Elements is more a compilation than a composition, repeating work by scholars such as Eudoxus, Pythagorus, and Theaetetus, who clarified earlier proofs and corrected weak ones. |

(C) | Contrary to common belief, Euclid's Elements is more compilation than composition that repeats the work of Eudoxus, Pythagorus, and Theaetetus, accomplished by clarifying and correcting earlier and weak proofs. |

(D) | Euclid's Elements, contrary to common belief, is more a compilation than a composition; repeating the work of scholars such as Eudoxus, Pythagorus, and Theaetetus; it often clarifies earlier proofs and corrects weak ones. |

(E) | Euclid's Elements is more a compilation than a composition; contrary to common belief, the work of scholars such as Eudoxus, Pythagorus, and Theaetetus are repeated by it, which clarifies earlier proofs and corrects weak ones. |

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