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Sentence Correction: Tenses - Reported Speech

Analyzing recent developments, a market researcher stated that the more technological advancements were made in the field of portable computing, the more widely used laptop computers would become.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (stated), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, will is in the Future.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (stated), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, will is in the Future.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (stated), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, are is in the Present.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. This question uses a Double Comparative. The second part of a Double Comparative must begin with the word the. In this answer choice, however, it begins with the word laptop.

The structure of a Double Comparative should be: the + comparison..., the + comparison....

Example: The more he eats, the fuller he will be. 

Splendid!

This answer choice correctly uses the Past tense for verbs following a Past tense reporting verb (stated).

Analyzing recent developments, a market researcher stated that the more technological advancements were made in the field of portable computing, the more widely used laptop computers would become
A market researcher, analyzing recent developments, stated that the more technological advancements were made in the field of portable computing, the more laptop computers will become widely used
A market researcher, analyzing recent developments, stated that the more technological advancements were made in the field of portable computing, laptop computers would become more widely used 
A market researcher, analyzing recent developments, stated that the more technological advancements were made in the field of portable computing, the more widely used laptop computers will become
Analyzing recent developments, a market researcher stated that the more technological advancements are made in the field of portable computing, the more widely used laptops would become