Words Count - Chapter 6
Exercise 2

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Directions: Each of the sentences below contains a blank to be filled in with some form of a word from Chapter 6. Below each sentence, there are three choices for filling in the blank. Click the choice you think is the correct one and read the sentence with the blank filled in. If you are not satisfied, select another choice; you may do this as often as you wish.

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Money Talk


If we want prices to be determined by free markets, we must outlaw price-fixing by .


Steep rebates may increase car sales, but not necessarily from these sales.


In order to attract promising students, some colleges offer more services such a "wellness centers" or free manicures.


My friend is so richly with abilities, he could become a musician, a writer, or a scientist.


In nineteenth-century cities, many workers had to live near factories because their was so low, they couldn't even afford public transportation.


The government has some serious problems that need to be addressed sooner rather than later.


spending by a government means it has to borrow money to cover expenses.


The candidate for governor claimed that his experience would help him in managing the state's finances.


Free agency allows athletes in many sports to sign with teams that offer them the most contracts.


If you want to as an entrepreneur, you must be willing to take risks.

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