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# The supply of oil being finite has become an economical and

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The supply of oil being finite has become an economical and [#permalink]

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01 Jun 2007, 09:12
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832. The supply of oil being finite has become an economical and political consideration of the first magnitude for all modern industrial nations.

(A) The supply of oil being finite has become an economical
(B) The finite supply of oil has become an economical
(C) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economical
(D) The supply of oil being finite has become an economic
(E) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economic
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01 Jun 2007, 12:08

That the supply of oil is finite has become an economic
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04 Jun 2007, 04:55
(A) The supply of oil being finite has become an economical
(B) The finite supply of oil has become an economical
(C) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economical
(D) The supply of oil being finite has become an economic
(E) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economic

A, B & C - Eliminate - Use of "economical"

Left with D & E
D - Eliminate - Use of "being"
E looks like the best.

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04 Jun 2007, 09:26
Nice one guys.

What's the difference between economical and economic?

Doesn't 'Economical' and 'Political' go together.
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04 Jun 2007, 09:30
Why would you use that the? It sounds very akward...
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04 Jun 2007, 13:06
if we go by dictionary both economical and economic can have same meaning like "aspects of social, political, and economical life"

but economical is generally used with respect to "Avoiding waste","cheap"
like "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"

and economic generally used as "economic growth"

Doesn't 'Economical' and 'Political' go together.

both are adjectives so we have to go my meaning.
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06 Jun 2007, 03:33
E it is
The key is to know difference between economic and economical
If you know it, it will be a very easy SC
06 Jun 2007, 03:33
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