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Once positioned in space, the Hubble Space Telescope will capture light from sources twenty times fainter compared to those that can be detected by ground-based instruments.
(A) compared to those that can be detected
(B) compared to those they can detect
(C) than that can be detected
(D) than those that can be detected
(E) than those detecting

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09 Aug 2006, 19:10
Picking D.
"compared to" is wrong. It shouldn't be used to compare two similar things.

Once positioned in space, the Hubble Space Telescope will capture light from sources twenty times fainter than those that can be detected.
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10 Aug 2006, 15:24
selene wrote:
^ D ^

it is.

selene, welcome back buddy...

agree with D because it needs "fainter than" to make the sentence logical and we cannot insert "compare to" in between "fainter" and "than". So A/B are out. also needs "those' cuz the comparision is between x sources and y sources.
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11 Aug 2006, 11:16
compared to is wrong here, so A and B are out

C... "that" refers sources... incorrect
E... "detecting" is a gerund playing a verb role... NO-NO

D is the answer
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11 Aug 2006, 13:09
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^ D ^

it is.

selene, welcome back buddy...

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19 Aug 2006, 23:44
it is d.

"those" refer to the objects. that makes comparison parallel.
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