72. The writer is considering deleting the following phrasefrom the preceding sentence (ending the sentence with a period): and, as a result, profits.
Should the writer make this deletion?
F. Yes, because the phrase shifts the focus of the paragraph from the use of McCoy’s inventions in factories to factory disputes.
G. Yes, because the phrase suggests that factory owners were more interested in profits than in which of McCoy’s devices would best meet their needs.
H. No, because the phrase is relevant to the paragraph’s discussion of the positive effects that the use of McCoy’s inventions had in factories.
J. No, because the phrase makes clear that the successful use of McCoy’s inventions in factories led to higher wages for factory workers.