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# It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items

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It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items are placed on shelves and the frequency of inventory turnovers can be crucial to profits.
(A) the frequency of inventory turnovers can be
(B) the frequency of inventory turnovers is often
(C) the frequency with which the inventory turns over is often
(D) how frequently is the inventory turned over are often
(E) how frequently the inventory turns over can be

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30 Sep 2005, 18:40
(E) how frequently the inventory turns over can be

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01 Oct 2005, 06:23
I'm during my trip to Wuhan city, but miss this forum so much that I just pass by to chip in some posts.
Well, for parallelism , I would pick E. D is wrong with "how frequently is"

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01 Oct 2005, 06:53
(D)

how items are placed on shelves
how frequently is the inventory turned over are often

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01 Oct 2005, 07:16
D could only be correct if it were " how frequently the inventory is turned over......"

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01 Oct 2005, 11:26
OA is E,
laxieqv is correct in explaining why D is not correct. Thanks

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02 Oct 2005, 14:22
D is unneccessarily using a past tense ( turned). that is the problem. It is not || with the present form "are placed".
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03 Oct 2005, 07:12
E is correct.

"How" should be used to make parallelism

"Often " at the end of D is redundant.

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03 Oct 2005, 08:52
I would go with E. I narrowed down to A and E using a split. B, C, and E sort of change the meanign at the end of the sentence.

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It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items are placed on shelves and the frequency of inventory turnovers can be crucial to profits.
(A) the frequency of inventory turnovers can be
(B) the frequency of inventory turnovers is often
(C) the frequency with which the inventory turns over is often
(D) how frequently is the inventory turned over are often
(E) how frequently the inventory turns over can be

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Re: SC: Supermarket   [#permalink] 03 Oct 2005, 08:52
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