1. In sentence 10 (reproduced below), the writer wants to compare a specific difference
between making pennies now and making pennies at an earlier time.
In 2001, it cost 0.79 cents to make a penny, but now, with metal costs increasing, the cost
has changed in a noteworthy way.
Which of the following versions of the underlined text most effectively accomplishes this
2. In sentence 19 (reproduced below), the writer wants to change the conclusion by adding
a direct quotation that both reinforces the main argument of the passage and places that
argument in a broader context.
In 2013, President Obama acknowledged that people have a sentimental attachment to the
Which version of the underlined text best accomplishes this purpose?
3. The writer wants to start the third paragraph (sentences 10–14) with a sentence that