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Although some officials noted that using machines for farming in China costs more than traditional hand cultivation, the mechanization of farming in the village of Long Bow doubled the corn yield while the previous year’s costs were cut in half.
(A) mechanization of farming in the village of Long Bow doubled the corn yield while the previous year’s costs were cut in half
(B) mechanization of farming in the village of Long Bow doubled the corn yield while cutting costs to half those of the previous year
(C) mechanization of farming in the village of Long Bow doubled the corn yield as cost were cut to half of the previous year’s
(D) farming mechanization in the village of Long Bow doubled the corn yield as it cut in half the previous year’s costs
(E) farming mechanization in the village of Long Bow doubled the corn yield while costs were cut to half that of the previous year

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 [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2007, 18:38
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because of parallelism
...mechanization of farming ...while cutting
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2007, 21:17
I will go with B, due to parallelism as mentioned by rdg
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Mar 2007, 02:59
rdg wrote:
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because of parallelism
...mechanization of farming ...while cutting


Now I see it is B, but there is nothing to do with parallelism
Farming is subject and cutting is process here
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 [#permalink] New post 11 Mar 2007, 13:07
first of all, farming mechanization is wrong
should be mechanization of farming
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