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According to the Better Business Bureau, if you fail to advertise the highest price in a range of prices for a service or product as prominently as that of the lowest, it violates the New York Consumer Protection Law.
(A) if you fail to advertise the highest price in a range of prices for a service or product as prominently as that of the lowest, it
(B) if one fails to advertise the highest price in a range of prices for a service or product as prominently as the lowest price, it
(C) failure to advertise the highest price in a range of prices for a service or product as prominently as the lowest
(D) failure to advertise as prominently the highest price in a range of prices for a service or product as the lowest
(E) failing to advertise as prominently the highest price in a range of prices for a service or products as that of the lowest
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"it" in A,B and "that" in "E" are ambiguous => C,D left.
C: failure to advertise "the highest price...." as prominently as " the lowest" => correct
D: failure to advertise as "prominently the highest price...." as " the lowest" => incorrect (notice the comparison)
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This sentence has a subject/verb issue. The main verb is "violates". The subject of that verb should be "failure" (the failure violates). Thus, only C or D work.

C is right because it also uses the correct idiom "as.... as".
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C because of correct comparison..!!
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Don't you guys think that just Lowest is a little ambiguous :?: . I mean I asked what of lowest and saw the answer coming from only E.

please correct if my approach is wrong

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C because of correct comparison..!!
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Re: According to the Better Business Bureau, if you fail to [#permalink] New post 13 Feb 2014, 03:32
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'as the lowest' doesn't sound right. 'as that of the lowest' must have made more sense.

Can someone pls. explain...
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