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Many economists maintain that it is price levels for services, rather than supply and demand, that most clearly reflect consumer attitudes toward inflation.

A) it is price levels for services, rather than supply and demand, that most clearly reflect consumer attitudes toward inflation

B) price levels for services, rather than supply and demand, most clearly reflects consumer attitudes toward inflation

C) rather than supply and demand, consumer attitudes toward inflation are most clearly reflected by price levels for services

D) price levels for services most clearly reflect consumer attitudes toward inflation, rather than supply and demand

E) the clearest reflection of consumer attitudes toward inflation are price levels for services rather than supply and demand
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Re: SC - price levels for services [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2008, 02:21
[quote="GHIBI"]Many economists maintain that it is price levels for services, rather than supply and demand, that most clearly reflect consumer attitudes toward inflation.

A) it is price levels for services, rather than supply and demand, that most clearly reflect consumer attitudes toward inflation that is unclear

B) price levels for services, rather than supply and demand, most clearly reflects consumer attitudes toward inflation reflects is wrong...should be reflect

C) rather than supply and demand, consumer attitudes toward inflation are most clearly reflected by price levels for services we have 2 alternatives: supply and demand or price levels. the comparison of c. is wrong. we don't have to compare attitudes with supply and demand

D) price levels for services most clearly reflect consumer attitudes toward inflation, rather than supply and demand best
E) the clearest reflection of consumer attitudes toward inflation are price levels for services rather than supply and demand are is wrong...reflection is
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Re: SC - price levels for services [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2008, 11:57
I choose B. D seems ok, but I think it should be reflect rather than reflects.

What is the OA?

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I will go for B
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Re: SC - price levels for services [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2008, 12:02
I'm going to say A.

You need to compare 'price levels' with 'supply and demand'.

Choice D is comparing 'inflation' with 'supply and demand'. marco explained why B is incorrect.
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Re: SC - price levels for services [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2008, 12:33
A

that needs to be followed by a subordinated clause here.
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Re: SC - price levels for services [#permalink] New post 25 Jan 2008, 23:05
A) it is price levels for services, rather than supply and demand, that most clearly reflect consumer attitudes toward inflation ( What It stands for? – Eliminate it)

B) price levels for services, rather than supply and demand, most clearly reflects consumer attitudes toward inflation (Hold it)

C) rather than supply and demand, consumer attitudes toward inflation are most clearly reflected by price levels for services ( rather than is not clearly modifies “Many economists maintain” – Eliminate it)

D) price levels for services most clearly reflect consumer attitudes toward inflation, rather than supply and demand (rather than is comparison switch, so it needs a item to compare – Eliminate it)

E) the clearest reflection of consumer attitudes toward inflation are price levels for services rather than supply and demand (the clearest reflection not clearly modifies “Many economists maintain” – Eliminate it)

Answer: B
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Re: SC - price levels for services [#permalink] New post 26 Jan 2008, 05:41
Thanks guys for your explanation.

OA is A.
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