Had the quantitative skills of Boustrophedon's CEO been on par with his extraordinary intuition in negotiations, he would not have needed such a brilliant expert in finance as his CFO.

(A) Had the quantitative skills of Boustrophedon's CEO been on par with his extraordinary intuition in negotiations

(B) If the Boustrophedon's CEO's quantitative skills equaled his extraordinary negotiation intuition

(C) In the case that the quantitative skills of Boustrophedon's CEO were comparable to his extraordinary skill of using intuition in negotiations

(D) If Boustrophedon's CEO's skills for quantitative material were on par to his extraordinary intuition in negotiations

(E) If the quantitative skills of Boustrophedon's CEO were a comparable ability for his extraordinary intuition in negotiations

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