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Can anyone explain a LR question to me? I don’t understand part of the stimulus and that’s why I don’t see why the answer is correct. If you have the Cambridge packets it is the Complete the passage packet question#15 (difficulty level 3). This question is also on PT20, section 4, question 13. It is about the white pine trees. There is a sentence in the stimulus that says, “for this reason, the trees cannot regenerate in their own shade.” Not sure how this affects the answer and whether I am missing some common knowledge. I got stuck between answer A and E and don’t see why choice A is right. The stimulus never mentions anything about age of these trees so I’m assuming that regenerating has something to do with it??
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Tiago Splitter wrote:Because if some of the white pines grew to maturity before the others, their shade would crowd out the other newly growing white pines. Those new ones would then be unable to grow.
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