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04 Jun 2004, 07:55
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E is the answer. "That" in D does not agree with "marriage rates."
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04 Jun 2004, 12:09
E is the answer. "That" in D does not agree with "marriage rates."

I do not agree with E. Chioce D seems more appropriate. In D 'That' refers to 'they' (the nearest subject) which in turn refers to 'marriage rates'.

But in E, 'those of ' ..decade. Or it can be said 'marriage rates of ...deacde'. Here we are concerned with 'marriage rates in...deacde' rather 'marriage rates of...'

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04 Jun 2004, 12:15
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E is the answer. "That" in D does not agree with "marriage rates."

I do not agree with E. Chioce D seems more appropriate. In D 'That' refers to 'they' (the nearest subject) which in turn refers to 'marriage rates'.

But in E, 'those of ' ..decade. Or it can be said 'marriage rates of ...deacde'. Here we are concerned with 'marriage rates in...deacde' rather 'marriage rates of...'

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... to the extent that they are now approaching that of in - it's the second "that" that does not agree with "marriage rates."
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04 Jun 2004, 15:30
I had question about choice B, Although i know it's wrong because the subject/verb don't agree, is it good practice to start a sentence with " Because" and does GMAT consider that bad practice.

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04 Jun 2004, 15:57
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D looks good except the last part "that in". should be "those of".
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04 Jun 2004, 19:27
subilma wrote:
I had question about choice B, Although i know it's wrong because the subject/verb don't agree, is it good practice to start a sentence with " Because" and does GMAT consider that bad practice.

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good question.

yes, its not the best way of starting a sentence, but I believe the GMAT does not consider that as a problem as long as the sentence is grammatically correct.
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05 Jun 2004, 01:23
I second choice E, it's the one which makes the most sense.
05 Jun 2004, 01:23
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