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A wildlife expert predicts that the reintroduction of the

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A wildlife expert predicts that the reintroduction of the caribou into northern Minnesota would fail if the density of the timber wolf population in that region is more numerous than one wolf for every 39 square miles.

(A) would fail if the density of the timber wolf population in that region is more numerous than
(B) would fail provided the density of the timber wolf population in that region is more than
(C) should fail if the timber wolf density in that region was greater than
(D) will fail if the density of the timber wolf population in that region is greater than
(E) will fail if the timber wolf density in that region were more numerous than

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02 Sep 2005, 06:31
D here. someone predicts that something WILL happen, not would and greater beats numerous

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02 Sep 2005, 15:21
agree with D, more numerous is absolutely redundant. plus will is more certain expression than would

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02 Sep 2005, 20:54
D is the best of the lot.

BUT, isint greater than used when just describing numbers and more than is better when describing number of objects?

more than one wolf sounds a lot better than greater than one wolf!
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03 Sep 2005, 01:24
OA is D.

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