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After attending a sunny and hot soccer match in a city park, a local politician has vowed to immediately plant new young trees at the edge of the field to provide more shade for spectators.

Which of the following illustrates the greatest flaw in the politician’s plan?


The root systems of the trees will cause immediate problems for the soccer players.


Young trees take many years to grow large enough to provide adequate shade.


The soccer players will have more trouble playing on a field with a lot of leaves on the ground.


Parents will have a harder time watching the games from their cars on cold days.


The trees will require a tremendous amount of sunlight or they will die, leaving decaying wood in the way of the matches.

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