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FG - Demand and Supply

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26 Jan 2005, 00:08
Only when a product is demanded by sufficiently large numbers of people is mass production feasible.

sufficiently large numbers of people is mass production
a sufficient amount of people would mass production become
sufficient people would mass production become
a sufficient amount of people is mass production
sufficient amounts of people is mass production
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26 Jan 2005, 00:27
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26 Jan 2005, 02:46
Would go with (D), although I do not agree with the usage "a sufficient amount of people"

Only when a product is demanded by a sufficient amount of people is mass production feasible.

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26 Jan 2005, 09:06
forrestgump wrote:
Only when a product is demanded by sufficiently large numbers of people is mass production feasible.

sufficiently large numbers of people is mass production
a sufficient amount of people would mass production become
sufficient people would mass production become
a sufficient amount of people is mass production
sufficient amounts of people is mass production

C it is.

A) sufficiently large is strange.

we should use number to modify people rather than amount.
Hence, B, D, E are erroneous.
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26 Jan 2005, 09:12
chunjuwu wrote:
forrestgump wrote:
Only when a product is demanded by sufficiently large numbers of people is mass production feasible.

sufficiently large numbers of people is mass production
a sufficient amount of people would mass production become
sufficient people would mass production become
a sufficient amount of people is mass production
sufficient amounts of people is mass production

C it is.

A) sufficiently large is strange.

we should use number to modify people rather than amount.
Hence, B, D, E are erroneous.

I completely agree, chunjuwu - btu (A) has sufficiently large numbers of people. In spite of this, I'd like to change my mind to (A) - using "amount" with people sounds horribly weird!
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26 Jan 2005, 09:14
(A) for me. We say number of people, not amount of people. People is countable, isn't it? Sufficient people is just silly.
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26 Jan 2005, 09:37
oh, sorry, I missed it.

indeed, sufficient people is silly.

it should be A.
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26 Jan 2005, 09:58
Wow, I'm torn between B and D, but I think I will go with D
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26 Jan 2005, 10:01
yeah I guess sufficient amount of people does sound weird...I guess I was wrong but I can't change my asnwer because I can't on the GMAT ....OA please?
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26 Jan 2005, 10:50
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26 Jan 2005, 11:08
Going with "D". I think D is best out of all other choices.
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26 Jan 2005, 11:42
My pick would be C too.
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26 Jan 2005, 21:42
OA is A

Guess "amount " doesnt gel with "people" so well
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