Curator: If our museum lends Venus to the Hart Institute for their show this spring, they will lend us their Rembrandt etchings for our print exhibition next fall. Having those etchings will increase attendance to the exhibition and hence increase revenue from our general admission fee.
Museum Administrator: But Venus is our biggest attraction. Moreover the Hart's show will run for twice as long as our exhibition. So on balance the number of patrons may decrease.
The point of the administrator's response to the curator is to question
【选项】whether the number of patrons attracted by the Hart lnstitute's Rembrandt etchings will be larger than the number of patrons who do not come in the spring because Venus is on loan