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Like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and resources dedicated to the endeavor.
1. Like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
2. Just like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
3. Like other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and number of
4. As other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
5. As other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and number of

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I would have picked B, except the "amount of time and number of resources" at the end ensures parallelism

D and E don't flow well for me "As other performance indicators are"... (barf)
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Like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and resources dedicated to the endeavor.
1. Like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
2. Just like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
3. Like other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and number of
4. As other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
5. As other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and number of

EXPLAIN your choice.

C and E are contenders. "Like" should be used for noun comparisons. so, picking E.
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Like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and resources dedicated to the endeavor.
1. Like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
2. Just like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
3. Like other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and number of
4. As other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
5. As other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and number of

EXPLAIN your choice.


E.

Resource is a countable noun. This means that you cannot use "amount" and must add "number of". Eliminate A, B ,D. C is wrong because it should be "as" instead of like due to the verb "are".
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in 3,4,5, there is "are" before ,. Why is that needed.

I thought A
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empty_spaces wrote:
Like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and resources dedicated to the endeavor.
1. Like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
2. Just like other performance indicators, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
3. Like other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and number of
4. As other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and
5. As other performance indicators are, the growth rate of a start-up business is generally related to the amount of time and number of

EXPLAIN your choice.

that's nice one... I got it wrong :oops:
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OA is E
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Resource is a countable noun. This means that you cannot use "amount" and must add "number of". Eliminate A, B ,D. C is wrong because it should be "as" instead of like due to the verb "are".



Why do u say resource is a countable noun? I thought based on the context, resource could be anything.

For Example : The computer program should be designed to use only a small amount of resources available.

The computer program should be designed to use only a limited number of resources available.

Number and amount seem to convey different meanings here. Dont you think?

I chose D because we dont know what resources are referred to here.

What did I miss?
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OA is E


Seems this one is not like OG questions. what is the source?
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Fistail wrote:
empty_spaces wrote:
OA is E


Seems this one is not like OG questions. what is the source?


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