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Reading Comprehension: Structure Questions

What is one function of the fourth paragraph?

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Although it is logical to think the fourth paragraph provides the basis for the paragraph which follows it, our Initial Reading tells us that the fourth and fifth paragraphs both elaborate on the first paragraph, but are not directly related to each other.

Incorrect.

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Although it is logical to think the fourth paragraph is an expansion of the paragraph which precedes it, our Initial Reading tells us that the third and fourth paragraphs both elaborate on the first paragraph, but are not directly related to each other.

Incorrect.

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The fourth paragraph, like the second, third and fifth paragraphs, shows how a given factor (in this case duration of price changes) affects PED, and not the other way around.

Incorrect.

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The fourth paragraph provides more information about the topic introduced in the first paragraph (PED); however, this information agrees with the author's view rather than questions it.

Good job!

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The fourth paragraph introduces the concept of duration of price change, which has an effect on the elasticity of demand for a product.

The fourth paragraph provides a basis for understanding the topic discussed in the fifth paragraph.
The fourth paragraph expands upon the topic discussed in the third paragraph.
The fourth paragraph provides an example of how price elasticity of demand affects the duration of price changes.
The fourth paragraph describes a factor that influences the concept defined in the first paragraph.
The fourth paragraph introduces a factor which questions the author's view of the concept defined in the first paragraph.