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New Jersey's is one of the five highest number of reported

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New Jersey's is one of the five highest number of reported [#permalink] New post 30 Nov 2003, 23:39
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New Jersey's is one of the five highest number of reported cases of Lyme disease in the United States.

A) New Jersey's is one of the five highest number of reported
B) New Jersey's is one of the five highest numbers in reporting
C) New Jersey has a report of one of the five highest numbers of
D) New Jersey has one of the highest numbers of reported
E) New Jersey reports one of the five highest number of

Which one's better A or E?

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Re: SC : New Jersey [#permalink] New post 01 Dec 2003, 01:47
praetorian123 wrote:
New Jersey's is one of the five highest number of reported cases of Lyme disease in the United States.

A) New Jersey's is one of the five highest number of reported
B) New Jersey's is one of the five highest numbers in reporting
C) New Jersey has a report of one of the five highest numbers of
D) New Jersey has one of the highest numbers of reported
E) New Jersey reports one of the five highest number of

Which one's better A or E?

Explain please

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i think i like d best of all. Imagine an alternate sentence:

NJ has a high number of reported cases ....
NJ has one of the highest numbers of reported cases....

both sound okay to me.
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 [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2003, 15:10
yes D. though D does not say "among 5 highest" and thus changes the original sentence. but D is grammatically correct.
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Re: SC : New Jersey [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2011, 08:46
in between c,d,e
I choose E,But now I realize D is better meaning
Re: SC : New Jersey   [#permalink] 01 Jan 2011, 08:46
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