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Intended primarily to stimulate family summer travel, the new busfare, which allows both an adult and a child to ride for the price of one ticket, and also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than fourteen.

(A) and also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than

(B) and also lessens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a seven-day minimum from

(C) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than that of

(D) also lessens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a seven-day minimum from

(E) also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than
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17 Nov 2005, 10:12
E.

all option beginning "and" beginning new clause but the prev clause is dangling, incomlete.

E makes correct comparision in "rather than" than C(rather than that of)
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17 Nov 2005, 10:39
yup E it is.

A and B uses conjunction instead of a modifier.

C and D uses illogical comparison

so E is the only one standing.
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17 Nov 2005, 13:07
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Both X and Y and also rather than
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17 Nov 2005, 13:43
why about C) ? i mean isnt "that" referring to "minimum".

"also shortens the advance-purchase requirement for family travel to a minimum of seven days rather than that (a minimum) of fourteen"
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18 Nov 2005, 08:42
than that of in C is unnecessarily wordy. E trims the fat.
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18 Nov 2005, 09:02
all right down to C and E...

E is consise but ...i think its doing the wrong comparision between days and fourteen ( compariosn b/w number of days and fourteen (just a number).... ......is this logic right ? ...pls comment

so C

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18 Nov 2005, 12:00
Between C and E I think E is better. It is more concise and the meaning is correct.
18 Nov 2005, 12:00
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