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# Although overpopulation is commonly ascribed to densely populated regi

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Although overpopulation is commonly ascribed to densely populated regions, nevertheless this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown to such a large degree that the environment cannot support the inhabitants, is seen also in sparsely-populated regions with few resources.

A. nevertheless this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown to such a large degree that the environment cannot support the inhabitants

B. this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown to such a large degree that the environment cannot support the inhabitants

C. these conditions, which occur when the population of a certain environment has grown so much that the environment cannot support the inhabitants

D. nevertheless this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown so much that the environment cannot support the inhabitants

E. this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown so much that the environment cannot support the inhabitants

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Re: Although overpopulation is commonly ascribed to densely populated regi  [#permalink]

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A. nevertheless this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown to such a large degree that the environment cannot support the inhabitants
"Although...nevertheless", two subordinators in 1 sentence signals redundancy.
B. this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown to such a large degree that the environment cannot support the inhabitants
"to such a large degree" is a wordier way to say "so much". Between option B & E, choose E.
C. these conditions, which occur when the population of a certain environment has grown so much that the environment cannot support the inhabitants
Non underlined part towards the closing of sentence starts with "is seen also" which signals that there is only 1 "condition", hence using "these conditions" is wrong.
D. nevertheless this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown so much that the environment cannot support the inhabitants
"Although...nevertheless", two subordinators in 1 sentence signals redundancy.
E. this condition, which occurs when the population of a certain environment has grown so much that the environment cannot support the inhabitants
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