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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## SC|after the drought ##### This topic has 1 expert reply and 1 member reply ## SC|after the drought After the 1973 drought's 70 percent total cattle loss, living conditions improved for inhabitants of the Sahel, but these people continue to suffer from the devastating effects of malnutrition. A.After the 1973 drought's 70 percent total cattle loss, living conditions improved for inhabitants of the Sahel, but B.Even though Sahel inhabitants' living conditions, which improved over the 1973 drought's 70 percent total loss of cattle C.Although living conditions for inhabitants of the Sahel improved after the end of the 1973 drought, during which the estimated proportion of cattle lost was 70 percent, D.While there was an improvement in living conditions for inhabitants of the Sahel after the 70 percent total cattle loss of the 1973 drought, still E.Despite Sahel inhabitants' living condition improvement from the 1973 drought's 70 percent total cattle loss, Does A suggest that drought suffered cattle loss. Is there any other issue with A ? ### Top Member Legendary Member Joined 07 Sep 2017 Posted: 833 messages Followed by: 3 members Upvotes: 6 Option E should be the correct answer? Am I wrong? ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 04 Oct 2017 Posted: 551 messages Followed by: 11 members Upvotes: 180 Hello! Answer A suggests that the drought caused the cattle loss, though I can totally see why it's confusing for some readers. Other than that, I don't see anything wrong with how it's worded. If I had to pick a more clearly worded answer, I would go with answer C. It splits up the drought and the cattle loss so it's less confusing to readers. It also creates a stronger contrast between their lives improving and yet still dealing with malnutrition. I hope that helps. I'm available if you'd like any follow up. _________________ GMAT Prep From The Economist We offer 70+ point score improvement money back guarantee. Our average student improves 98 points. Free 7-Day Test Prep with Economist GMAT Tutor - Receive free access to the top-rated GMAT prep course including a 1-on-1 strategy session, 2 full-length tests, and 5 ask-a-tutor messages. Get started now. • Free Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5-Day Free Trial 5-day free, full-access trial TTP Quant Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Get 300+ Practice Questions 25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Award-winning private GMAT tutoring Register now and save up to$200

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