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01. The price goes down for our goods if you buy them in large [quantity].
02. It costs much less to make your own salsa if you make large [quantities] of it.
03. We buy a huge [quantity] of strawberries and blueberries every summer to preserve for use all year.
04. The [quantity] available is not sufficient to meet current demands.
05. If you grew native plants, you could reduce the [quantity] of water needed to maintain your garden.
06. We ordered vast [quantities] of food for the high school picnic.
07. The [quantity] of data that a home computer is able to store in its memory has risen incredibly in the last couple of years.
08. Although the mass of a galaxy is difficult to determine, it is an important [quantity] because it gives scientists important clues to the galaxy's origin and evolution.
09. Seneca once said that it is quality rather than [quantity] that matters.
10. After [quantitative] data have been collected, they are submitted to analysis.
11. A qualitative study offers significant results based on small samples in contrast to the large numbers of subjects of a [quantitative] study.
12. The [quantity] of goods ordered determines the price you pay per unit.
13. We memorized vast [quantities] of useless facts when I was in school, but we didn't necessarily learn how to really think for ourselves.
14. When rockets are launched, they use enormous [quantities] of fuel.
15. Cheap goods made in Paraguay are often bought in [quantity], and then smuggled across the border for sale in Brazil.
16. Uruguay has neither coal nor petroleum in appreciable [quantities].
17. Namibia produces large [quantities] of diamonds, lead, zinc, tin, silver, and tungsten.
18. NASA specialists recently stated that great [quantities] of ice had been detected about three feet deep under the surface of the planet Mars.
19. Wind is capable of transporting enormous [quantities] of sand and dust which, when deposited, form many of our planet's distinctive landforms.
20. It is difficult to [quantify] the effects of global warming on our economy.
21. John Ruskin once said that the strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the [quantity] of good men and women in it.
22. Mahatma Gandhi once remarked that it is the quality of our work which will please God and not the [quantity].

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