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Unlike modern irrigation techniques, in which water is carefully distributed in small amounts rather than allowed to flow freely, the ancient Romans created systems of canals that often flooded and thus wasted water.

A) the ancient Romans created systems of canals that often

B) the irrigation methods of the ancient Romans consisted of systems of canals that often

C) the ancient Roman irrigation methods often were systems of canals that flooded

D) the ancient Romans had canal systems for irrigation that were often

E) the methods of ancient Roman irrigation were systems of canals that often

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15 Aug 2009, 03:27
Yes, B

- Unlike X, Y -- ||ism
- Placement of 'often'.
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15 Aug 2009, 20:52
angel2009 wrote:
Why not E?

E states the methods ... "were" systems of canals... if it should have been methods .. used were then it would be correct

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