for the word "rate" ,we cant use "is increased" ???
please provide me with elaboration..
Pat: Is it possible to get the rate increased?
Max: No problem. I'll increase it for you now. Just a moment.
Pat: Great. So, what's this amount here, then?
Max: That's value for the rate we just increased.
Pat: The rate is already increased?
Max: Yup. It is now increased. (State of being)
Pat: When did that happen?
Max: Just now. It was increased by the computer software. (Passive)