Source: Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016 Sentence Correction; #12

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In 1979 lack of rain reduced India's

In 1979 lack of rain reduced India's rice production to about 41 million tons, nearly 25 percent less than those of the 1978 harvest.

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Gravatar Mike McGarry, Magoosh Tutor

Aug 18, 2015 • Comment

Mahesh Jonnalagadda

I ruled out option A, B &C because of few/less. Isn't it fewer correct in this case.?

Mar 23, 2017 • Reply

Adam

Hi Mahesh,

Here, what is being compared is "rice production," which is uncountable. We're not comparing "41 million tons." We're comparing "rice production" and "harvest." These are not countable.

Mar 23, 2017 • Reply

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