Test: SAT Writing

1 If you’re wearing clothes right now you’re likely wearing something a sewing machine has produced. 2 But what you may not know is the history of the sewing machine that made your clothes. 3 The device was invented in England during the Industrial Revolution in the late 18th-century. 4 Greatly increasing efficiency by mechanizing the process. 5 Early machines were often used for stitching leather and canvas for various purposes including, horse tack, sails, and shoes. 6 Gradually, other machines emerged that were superior in Europe and America. 7 Famous brands today; include those by 19th century inventor Isaac Singer. 8 As the 1800s progressed sewing machines became purchases for not just clothing manufacturers but individuals. 

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How should Sentence 2 be rewritten?

But what you may not know – the history of the sewing machine – is what made your clothes.

But what you may not know: is the history of the sewing machine.

But what you may not know is the history of the sewing machine that made your clothes. (no change)

But what you may not know is the history of the sewing machine; it made your clothes.

But what you may not know is the history of that machine.

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