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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 that can detect
(C) than that can be detected
(D) than those that can be detected
(E) than those detecting
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D it is. "those" is required to compare the 2 sources of light
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D seems fine..but was wondering that on what grounds..compared to in A is incorrect. Paul, any insight for using compared to rather than "than" or vice versa?
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Will pick D for conciseness , however A seems OK as well. Paul is there anything worng with A other than being wordy?
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fainter than, for comparison.
those will modify light sources

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New post 23 Sep 2004, 19:59
How about this

-- "compared to" would compare the hubble space telescope to other telescope
-- "than" would compare the light sources

So D is right

Any opinion ?
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New post 23 Sep 2004, 20:05
taklu wrote:
How about this

-- "compared to" would compare the hubble space telescope to other telescope
-- "than" would compare the light sources

So D is right

Any opinion ?

:yes
:oops I forgot about crackgmat's question
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