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Although improved efficiency in converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, it will stimulate demand by increasing supply and lowering prices, thereby boosting consumption.

A. in converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, it will stimulate demand by increasing supply and lowering prices, thereby boosting.

B. In converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, demand will be stimulated because of increasing supply and
lowering prices, which boost.

C. Of converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, it will stimulate demand by increasing supply and lowering prices, which boosts.

D. Of harvested trees being converted into wood products may reduce
harvest rates, it will stimulate demand, because it will increase supply and lower prices, thereby boosting.

E. When harvested trees are converted into wood products may reduce harvest rates, demand will be stimulated because of increasing supply and lowering prices, which boost.

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09 May 2006, 01:08
Can someone tell me what is wrong with C ?
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09 May 2006, 11:29
avinashbhatm wrote:
Can someone tell me what is wrong with C ?

C. Of converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, it will stimulate demand by increasing supply and lowering prices, which boosts.

which boosts should be which boost
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10 May 2006, 13:40
I think there may be a distinction between 'efficiency in' and 'efficiency of'. But I can't put my finger on it. Can somebody explain the difference (if any)?

I vote for A.
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10 May 2006, 19:36
A - best choice
B - not parallel
C - 'boosts is wrong' --> supply and lowering prices is compound noun
D - 'lenthgy and awkward phrasing'
E - 'when....' is awkward
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20 Feb 2015, 02:48
jzchina wrote:
Although improved efficiency in converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, it will stimulate demand by increasing supply and lowering prices, thereby boosting consumption.

A. in converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, it will stimulate demand by increasing supply and lowering prices, thereby boosting.

B. In converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, demand will be stimulated because of increasing supply and
lowering prices, which boost.

C. Of converting harvested trees into wood products may reduce harvest rates, it will stimulate demand by increasing supply and lowering prices, which boosts.

D. Of harvested trees being converted into wood products may reduce
harvest rates, it will stimulate demand, because it will increase supply and lower prices, thereby boosting.

E. When harvested trees are converted into wood products may reduce harvest rates, demand will be stimulated because of increasing supply and lowering prices, which boost.

what is the answer? why? thanks!

OA is A

A: Best choice
B: Changes meaning. The demand would be stimulated because the increase in efficiency caused the increase in supply and the lowering of prices. Choice B says the increase in demand was caused by increase in supply and lower prices.
C: improved efficiency of converting
D: improved efficiency of converting
E : Wordy
Re: Although improved efficiency in converting harvested trees   [#permalink] 20 Feb 2015, 02:48
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