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# Plants are more efficient at accuring carbon that are fungi,

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Plants are more efficient at accuring carbon that are fungi, in the form of carbon dioxide, and converting it to energy-rich sugars.

a. Plants are more efficient at accuring carbon that are fungi,
b. Plants are more efficient at acquiring carbox than fungi,
c. Plants are more efficient than fungi at acquiring carbon,
d. Plants, more efficient than fungi at accuiring carbon,
e. Plants acquire carbon more efficiently than fungi,
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24 Apr 2010, 04:50
zz0vlb wrote:
Plants are more efficient at accuring carbon that are fungi, in the form of carbon dioxide, and converting it to energy-rich sugars.

a. Plants are more efficient at accuring carbon that are fungi,
b. Plants are more efficient at acquiring carbox than fungi,
c. Plants are more efficient than fungi at acquiring carbon,
d. Plants, more efficient than fungi at accuiring carbon,
e. Plants acquire carbon more efficiently than fungi,
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C

I go for 'C'. 'in the form of carbon dioxide' modifies acquiring carbon, it does in 'C'. 'D' is out becase Plants doesnt have a verb. in a,b, and e the second clause seem modifying fungi.

wats OA??
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29 Jun 2010, 14:39
OA is C. However, in C the comparision is between "Plants" and "Fungui at acquiring carbon", which is incorrect.
Could anybody clarify?
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30 Jun 2010, 09:59
noboru wrote:
OA is C. However, in C the comparision is between "Plants" and "Fungui at acquiring carbon", which is incorrect.
Could anybody clarify?
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You are comparing fungi with plants in terms of efficiency.
You are not comparing palnt's efficiency with fungi's efficiency.

So, 'Plants are efficient than fungi' is correct

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29 Jul 2010, 14:18
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noboru wrote:
OA is C. However, in C the comparision is between "Plants" and "Fungui at acquiring carbon", which is incorrect.
Could anybody clarify?
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You are comparing fungi with plants in terms of efficiency.
You are not comparing palnt's efficiency with fungi's efficiency.

So, 'Plants are efficient than fungi' is correct

Hope that clears

I am still not catching your point. Im not saying that we are comparing plant's efficency with fungi's efficiency, but that the comparision in C is between "Plants" and "Fungi at acquiring carbon", which sounds bad for me.
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30 Jul 2010, 01:12
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C is correct for right comparison bw plants and fungi.

Could you elaborate on that and answer my questions above?

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