Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

 It is currently 10 Oct 2015, 05:22

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# farm equipment

Author Message
Director
Joined: 21 Sep 2004
Posts: 612
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

farm equipment [#permalink]  19 Jan 2005, 18:45
A United States manufacturer of farm equipment reported a 1988 third-quarter net income of $32 million, compared with$25.5 million in the third quarter of 1987. This increase was realized despite a drop in United States retail sales of farm equipment toward the end of the third quarter of 1988 as a result of a drought.
Which of the following, if true, would contribute most to an explanation of the increase in the manufacturerâ€™s net income?
(A) During the third quarter of 1988, the manufacturer announced that it would add irrigation systems to its line of products.
(B) In the third quarter of 1988, the manufacturer paid no wages during a six-week strike, but stocks on hand were adequate to supply dealers.
(C) Sales in the United States of farm equipment made and sold by foreign companies were higher in the third quarter of 1988 than in any previous quarter.
(D) Official dealers of the manufacturer had low supplies of farm equipment during the third quarter of 1988.
(E) Eligible United States farmers benefited from a federal drought-relief fund late in the third quarter of 1988.
Manager
Joined: 14 Nov 2004
Posts: 56
Location: Seattle, WA
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Director
Joined: 03 Nov 2004
Posts: 867
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 22 [0], given: 0

Intern
Joined: 09 Aug 2013
Posts: 41
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: farm equipment [#permalink]  04 Apr 2014, 05:25
I think the answer is A
Intern
Joined: 07 Apr 2014
Posts: 10
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: farm equipment [#permalink]  07 Apr 2014, 10:30
A) During the third quarter of 1988, the manufacturer announced that it would add irrigation systems to its line of products.
Re: farm equipment   [#permalink] 07 Apr 2014, 10:30
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 Technological improvements and reduced equipment 2 04 Jul 2008, 15:01
Display posts from previous: Sort by