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# According to a study by the Agricultural Research Service,

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According to a study by the Agricultural Research Service, confinement buildings must be adapted to animals, rather than adapting animals to buildings,if farmers want to breed their stock more successfully.

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c) rather than animals to be adapted

d) rather than animals

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X adapted to Y, rather than Y to X

Clear D
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02 Apr 2012, 21:48
Yeah all the other answer choices violate the parallelism rule and can be eliminated
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02 Apr 2012, 22:17
good question .............!!!
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07 Jul 2016, 02:58
D

Rather than X to Y

X and Y need to be parallel.
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According to a study by the Agricultural Research Service, confinement buildings must be adapted to animals, rather than adapting animals to buildings,if farmers want to breed their stock more successfully.

a)

c) rather than animals to be adapted

d) rather than animals

'rather than' is required to modify noun 'animals'

X must be adapted to Y, rather than Y (adapted to) X

Only D fulfills this condition
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07 Jul 2016, 09:58
How will we decide which on to use between instead of and rather than ?
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07 Jul 2016, 22:29
shonakshi wrote:
How will we decide which on to use between instead of and rather than ?

Instead of - Generally used in the context of substitution (noun). "of" in instead of is a preposition...so it should be followed by a noun.

I like vanilla instead of strawberry

Rather than is used with verbs/nouns. generally GMAT doesn`t test on that split.

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16 Jul 2016, 07:04
Looks like the only difference between C and D is that C is more wordy, right?
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