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Write each prepositional phrase, along with the word it modifies.

Using maps and compasses, orienteers find marked points along the course.

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along the course; modifies "find"

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Choose the letter that identifies the purpose of each underlined group of words.

Common sense shows that sports, especially professional sports, have a big effect on the American economy(1)\overset{\text{(1)}}{{\underline{\text{on the American economy}}}}. The question is, How big? One way to answer is to look at the impact that one sports star has had.

The basketball superstar Michael Jordan(2)\overset{\text{(2)}}{{\underline{\text{Michael Jordan}}}} made millions by playing. He\mathrm{He} enriched his team, the Chicago Bulls, by boosting attendance at home games. He also helped send National Basketball Association (NBA) revenues soaring. Greatly increased(3)\overset{\text{(3)}}{{\underline{\text{Greatly increased}}}} ticket sales at all of the arenas where the Bulls played were part of the story. NBA television revenues and merchandise sales surged too.

Playing spectacular basketball helped Jordan become one of the most famous persons in the world. He has boosted profits of various companies by endorsing products(4)\overset{\text{(4)}}{{\underline{\text{endorsing products}}}}. To measure his economic impact(5)\overset{\text{(5)}}{{\underline{\text{To measure his economic impact}}}}, we must also consider sales of sports videos, books, and more. The greatest basketball player in history added billions to the economy.

A. acts as a direct object of the verb must consider

B. modifies the verb must consider

C. modifies the noun sales

D. acts as a verb