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A recent United States Census Bureau report shows that there are more than three times as many households where the children and grandchildren are living in their grandparentsâ€™ home as compared to households where the grandparents are living in their childrenâ€™s or grandchildrenâ€™s home.

A. as compared to households where the
B. as there are households where the
C. as those whose
D. than compared to those where the
E. than there are whose

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02 Sep 2006, 06:50
Thanks for the quick response

Why not A though? A&B seem similar.
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02 Sep 2006, 07:40
Straight B

compared to .. is redundant when you use "as many ... as"
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02 Sep 2006, 09:33
A recent United States Census Bureau report shows that there are more than three times as many households where the children and grandchildren are living in their grandparentsâ€™ home as compared to households where the grandparents are living in their childrenâ€™s or grandchildrenâ€™s home.

A. as compared to households where the
B. as there are households where the
C. as those whose
D. than compared to those where the
E. than there are whose

parallelism??
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02 Sep 2006, 10:05
The OA is B.

I had one question regarding A... can we count out A b/c 'Compare to' needs to be used to describe two unlike things? (i.e. in this case it's used to describe two like things - households).

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02 Sep 2006, 11:13
GMATT73 wrote:
as where the...as where the...

(B)

What happend to your time keeping strategy
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02 Sep 2006, 17:35
comparison error

as ... as

The comparison is about households.The underlined part should also begin with as and then compare households

A. as compared to households where the
as..as indicates comparison. compared is redundant

B. as there are households where the

Hence B

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02 Sep 2006, 19:35
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GMATT73 wrote:
as where the...as where the...

(B)

What happend to your time keeping strategy

SCs are usually down to under a minute so I only time CRs and RCs now. A typical CR takes a pathetic 2~3 minutes to solve on average, and 4 RCs can take up to 12 minutes!
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02 Sep 2006, 21:36
Matt, u mean.. ur cracking one RC passage and questions in 3 minutes??

I think, thats amazing speed
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03 Sep 2006, 03:48
ak_idc wrote:
Matt, u mean.. ur cracking one RC passage and questions in 3 minutes??

I think, thats amazing speed

Sorry, bit of clarification needed here. I meant to say that it often takes me up to 12 minutes to answer the 4 RC questions related to just one passage. Especially if it is something like the "historical relevance of antidisestablishmentarianism....blah blah .... BS~"
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