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Despite the gains made by American women in recent decades, the median salary of women is still only about 78% of that of a man.

a)Despite the gains made by American women in recent decades, the median salary of women is still only about 78% of that of a man.

b)Despite the gain made by American women in this recent decade, the median salary of a woman is still only about 78% of a man’s.

c)Despite the gain made by American women in recent decades, the median salary of a woman is still only about 78% of a man.

d)Despite the gains made by American women in recent decades, the median salary of a woman is still only about 78% of that of a man’s.

e)Despite the gains made by American women in recent decades, the median salary of a woman is still only about 78% of a man’s
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08 Mar 2011, 05:40
E is the one. "that" is causing ambiguity.
B and E - gain / gains. Since women > 1 it should be gains. B also has "this" which is ambiguous.
Re: Salary comparision   [#permalink] 08 Mar 2011, 05:40
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