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# The inability of one of the worlds largest silicon producers

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The inability of one of the worldâ€™s largest silicon producers to cut production by fifty percent will probably lead to a sharp increase in the cost of most electronic goods and tripling the demand for those goods as manufacturers cut costs by reducing output.

(A) tripling the demand
(B) to triple the demand
(C) the demand being tripled
(D) the tripling of the demand
(E) a tripling of the demand

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14 Mar 2006, 10:38
I see nothing wrong with the sentence.

I will go for "A"

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14 Mar 2006, 10:39
sorry for the earlier post .. I rushed towards it ...

we will need "of" in front of demand.

I will go for "D"

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14 Mar 2006, 11:01
I choose E

For: a sharp increase in the cost..... a tripling of the demand

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14 Mar 2006, 12:30
E. a sharp increase AND a tripling of the demand is ||.

vivek123 wrote:
The inability of one of the worldâ€™s largest silicon producers to cut production by fifty percent will probably lead to a sharp increase in the cost of most electronic goods and tripling the demand for those goods as manufacturers cut costs by reducing output.

(A) tripling the demand
(B) to triple the demand
(C) the demand being tripled
(D) the tripling of the demand
(E) a tripling of the demand

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14 Mar 2006, 13:36
^ E ^

The inability of one of the worldâ€™s largest silicon producers to cut production by fifty percent will probably lead to a sharp increase in the cost of most electronic goods and a tripling of the demand for those goods as manufacturers cut costs by reducing output.

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14 Mar 2006, 13:41
By the way, Vivek

As far as I can understand from earlier posts, the baby on your avatar is your own son. He is very very lovely. I and my sister are already fans of him. Tell our loves pls

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14 Mar 2006, 13:48
One more for E.

Agreed with explanations of SimaQ, lhotseface and selene.

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14 Mar 2006, 20:13
E is the best choice. Parallel ('a sharp increase ... a tripling...')

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14 Mar 2006, 21:07
Absolutely, the OA is "E"

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14 Mar 2006, 21:09
selene wrote:
By the way, Vivek

As far as I can understand from earlier posts, the baby on your avatar is your own son. He is very very lovely. I and my sister are already fans of him. Tell our loves pls

Thanks a lot selene , I will convey your love. She is my daughter!

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15 Mar 2006, 03:03
vivek123 wrote:
selene wrote:
By the way, Vivek

As far as I can understand from earlier posts, the baby on your avatar is your own son. He is very very lovely. I and my sister are already fans of him. Tell our loves pls

Thanks a lot selene , I will convey your love. She is my daughter!

Oh sorry for my mistake. I thought you recently had a daughter apart from a boy.. Ok, she is very very lovely..

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15 Mar 2006, 03:41
Late, but (E).

a sharp increase for the....a tripling in the demand for those...

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15 Mar 2006, 03:41
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