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16. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canada’s thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany’s fifteen percent.
(A) Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canada’s thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany’s fifteen percent.
(B) Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college; in Canada it is thirty-five percent and in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany it is fifteen percent.
(C) In the United States, Fifty-two percent of high school graduates go on to college, compared with thirty-five percent in Canada and fifteen percent in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany.
(D) The percentage of high school graduates in the United States who go on to college is fifty-two, compared with Canada’s thirty-five percent, Great Britain’s fifteen, Japan’s fifteen, and West Germany’s fifteen.
(E) The percentage of United States high school graduates going on to college is fifty-two that in Canada is thirty-five, and that in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany is fifteen.
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2005, 05:24
C for the parallel use of in+country...

FACT: Even though 52% of American high school graduates go on to college, only 25% eventually finish.
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 [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2005, 10:14
C is good. It maintains parallel structure and is more clear than A.
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go C go..

remember 'it' always substitues a 'word' not a phrase or sentence...so B is out.
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2005, 02:58
what is wrong with A ?? is it the percetage & country's //ism
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Nov 2005, 10:54
OA is C.
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