The computer company reported strong second-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s estimates and announced the first in a series of price cuts intended to increase sales further.


The computer company reported strong second-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s estimates and announced the first in a series of price cuts intended to increase sales further.

A. The computer company reported strong second-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s estimates and announced the first in a series of price cuts intended to increase sales further.

B. The report of the computer company showed strong second-quarter earnings, surpassing Wall Street’s estimates, and they announced the first in a series of price cuts that they intend to increase sales further.

C. Surpassing Wall Street’s estimates, the report of the computer company showed strong second-quarter earnings, and, for the purpose of increasing sales further, they announced the first in a series of price cuts.

D. The computer company reported strong second-quarter earnings, surpassing Wall Street’s estimates, and announcing the first in a series of price cuts for the purpose of further increasing sales.

E. The computer company, surpassing Wall Street’s estimates, reported strong second-quarter earnings, while announcing that to increase sales further there would be the first in a series of price cuts.


Correct Answer Below (so you don’t see it while reviewing the question)

gmat tutoring consultations  823x288 test @2x 4

Correct Answer: A

This sentence correction explanation is coming soon. Submit the form to speed it up!

For some SC guidance, here’s a link to a breakdown of GMAT sentence correction. If you want to put this explanation to the front of the line then go ahead and copy/paste the question into the form below and hammer on the submit button.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.