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Plz post with your reasons

Chicago, where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city, was plagued by labor troubles like the Pullman Strikes of 1894.
(A) where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city
(B) which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of other American cities
(C) which had growth industrially more rapid than any other American city in the nineteenth century
(D) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city
(E) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than that of any other American city
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2005, 15:09
A) where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city

I think it is missing an in. So I reject this.

than in any other American city

(B) which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of other American cities
Ackward

(C) which had growth industrially more rapid than any other American city in the nineteenth century
Ackward

(D) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city
Comparison problem.
Industrial growth is compared with other American City.

(E) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than that of any other American city
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Re: SC Chicago [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2005, 15:11
(A) where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city Wrong
(B) which (wrong) had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of other American cities Wrong
(C) which had growth industrially more rapid than any other American city in the nineteenth century Wrong
(D) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city Wrong
(E) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than that of any other American city Correct

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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2005, 15:24
E it is...., we are comparing industrial growth, so E has the right comparison, we have to use whose, because we are talking about a particular attribute of Chicago (noun)...
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 [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2005, 18:57
E fits in right....Comparing growth with other cities growth
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 [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2005, 08:39
saurya_s wrote:
what is wrong with B?

(B) which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of other American cities.

it has problem of comparision. In B, it should be "which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of any other American cities'.

E fixes this problem. therefore, E is best.
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 [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2005, 11:26
Folaa3, you picked (E) twice, but I don't think you're gonna take 2 points for that in the actual GMAT :wink:
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 [#permalink] New post 19 Apr 2005, 11:34
thearch wrote:
Folaa3, you picked (E) twice, but I don't think you're gonna take 2 points for that in the actual GMAT :wink:


ha :lol: :-D Dreams can come true you know
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