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New England Africulture [#permalink] New post 20 May 2007, 12:11
Among the reasons for the decline of New England agriculture in the last three decades were the high cost of land, the pressure of housing and commercial development, and basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California.

(A) basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California

(B) basing a marketing and distribution system on the imported produce of Florida and California

(C) basing a system of marketing and distribution on the import of produce from Florida and California

(D) a marketing and distribution system based on importing produce from Florida and California

(E) a marketing and distribution system importing produce from Florida and California as its base

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 [#permalink] New post 20 May 2007, 13:54
D
as all the rasaons should be parallel..

high cost ,pressure,a marketing and distribution system
E is wordy.
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 [#permalink] New post 21 May 2007, 05:46
apache wrote:
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as all the rasaons should be parallel..

high cost ,pressure,a marketing and distribution system
E is wordy.


Whats wrong with C?

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 [#permalink] New post 21 May 2007, 05:51
its a 2/3 split ....i go with D & E ( a marketing &...) as it is a part of a list

between D & E
E - "its" - ambiguous ref

I go with D
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Re: New England Africulture [#permalink] New post 21 May 2007, 07:07
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Among the reasons for the decline of New England agriculture in the last three decades were the high cost of land, the pressure of housing and commercial development, and basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California.
(A) basing a marketing and distribution system on importing produce from Florida and California
(B) basing a marketing and distribution system on the imported produce of Florida and California
(C) basing a system of marketing and distribution on the import of produce from Florida and California
(D) a marketing and distribution system based on importing produce from Florida and California
(E) a marketing and distribution system importing produce from Florida and California as its base

Please explain your answere.


(D)

Parallelism here is with a list of nouns. (C) does not fit right in the list.
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 [#permalink] New post 21 May 2007, 10:23
D is the clear winner.
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