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A hundred and fifty years ago nearly three quarters of the working people in this country worked on farms. by the beginning of the 1980;s only on fortieth did clearly automation "destroyed" many farm jobs but if technology were really eliminating work we would except displaced farmers to be unemployed the reason most ex-farmers are not unemployed is that jobs were being created in the cities as they were being eliminated on the farms

which statement best summarizes the paragraph's main point?
a. after 1900 productivity increased due to the automation of agricuture
b. technological advancements eliminate some work and create new jobs
c.employment opportunities have moved away from urban to suburban areas
d. due to technological developments the unemployment rate is the lowest it has ever been
e. the need for labor in industry pulled farmers children and immigrants to the cities

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  1. I picked a. as the answer im not sure if im correct.

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  2. If someone can correct me on the answer that would be great.

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  3. Some parts of the ‘paragraph’ are hard to understand, but I’d choose B.
    Here’s why: “the reason most ex-farmers are not unemployed is that jobs were being created in the cities as they were being eliminated on the farms”

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  4. Thanks bro.
    I will choose B then.

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