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A recent review of pay scales indicates that CEOs now earn [#permalink]
08 Apr 2008, 19:05

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A recent review of pay scales indicates that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times in 1980.

A. that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times B. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, a ratio that compares to 42 times C. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio D. CEO’s who now earn on average 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio E. CEO’s now earning an average of 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, compared to the ratio of 42 times

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08 Apr 2008, 21:06

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dishant007 wrote:

A recent review of pay scales indicates that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times in 1980.

A. that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times B. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, a ratio that compares to 42 times C. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio D. CEO’s who now earn on average 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio E. CEO’s now earning an average of 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, compared to the ratio of 42 times

A. Eliminated -> Compare earning VS. blue-collar workers B. Eliminated -> Make it different meaning : Compare ratio and 42 times D. Eliminated -> 1. Fragment sentence. 2. Compare earning VS. blue-collart workers E. The meaning is okay, but it is the fragment sentence. A recent review.. indicates CEO's earning an average of......

Re: Another Random SC [#permalink]
30 May 2008, 12:54

dishant007 wrote:

A recent review of pay scales indicates that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times in 1980.

A. that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times B. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, a ratio that compares to 42 times C. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio D. CEO’s who now earn on average 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio E. CEO’s now earning an average of 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, compared to the ratio of 42 times

A,D -- are out improper comparision of "Pay" to blue collar workers B,E- wrong. comparing ratio of "419 times the pay of blue-collar workers" to "48 times..?? (of what?)

C- A recent review of pay scales indicates that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their ( blue-collar workers)pay , the ratio

Their -- clearly refers to bluecollar workers. CEO is singluar

Go for C. _________________

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Re: Another Random SC [#permalink]
30 May 2008, 13:02

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A. that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times B. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, a ratio that compares to 42 times C. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio D. CEO’s who now earn on average 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio E. CEO’s now earning an average of 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, compared to the ratio of 42 times

Remaining with B and E. 'indicates that' should be used.

Re: Another Random SC [#permalink]
30 May 2008, 13:18

sumanamba wrote:

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A. that CEO’s now earn an average of 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, compared to a ratio of 42 times B. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, a ratio that compares to 42 times C. that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio D. CEO’s who now earn on average 419 times more pay than blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio E. CEO’s now earning an average of 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, compared to the ratio of 42 times

Remaining with B and E. 'indicates that' should be used.

So B.

that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay, the ratio

their pay = blue-collar workers' pay = pay of the blue-collar workers

that, on average, CEO’s now earn 419 times the pay of blue-collar workers, as compared to 42 times their pay (pay of the blue-collar workers), the ratio _________________

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Re: Another Random SC [#permalink]
15 Nov 2009, 16:46

A is wrong -- now earn an average of 419 times -- should be --on average, CEO’s now earn 419 B) 42 times to what. c) correct as their has correct referent blue-collar workers D) A CEO’s who now earn -- WRONG CHANGES MEANING E) CEO’s now earning - wrong tense

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15 Nov 2009, 16:46