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SC:energy [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2009, 03:09
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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2009, 03:16
C seems to be the best.

"three times the price" of what?

"three times the price that the drug maker charges on similar products".
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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2009, 13:24
Hi mates,

uf! for me these short questions are the most difficults! Thanks for posting it!

IMO C

But I'm not sure becasue That should be close to the word that modifies, which in this case is price:

A new hair-growth drug is being sold for three times the price that the drug's maker charges for another product with the same active

However, "in milligrams" is in the middle, so that makes me think if E would be correct...

But I bet for C

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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2009, 19:19
I am divided between than and that.
tend to lean towards than.
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Hi mates,

uf! for me these short questions are the most difficults! Thanks for posting it!

IMO C

But I'm not sure becasue That should be close to the word that modifies, which in this case is price:

A new hair-growth drug is being sold for three times the price that the drug's maker charges for another product with the same active

However, "in milligrams" is in the middle, so that makes me think if E would be correct...

But I bet for C

OA?

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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2009, 20:42
Any more takers b4 i post the OA?
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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 29 Jan 2009, 23:13
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C seems to be the best.

"three times the price" of what?

"three times the price that the drug maker charges on similar products".


On a second look, this sentence looks as if it is in the comparative form. Hence, "than" is more appropriate. I will go for B.
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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2009, 01:19
B wrongly compares the price with a verb (drug maker charges)


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C seems to be the best.

"three times the price" of what?

"three times the price that the drug maker charges on similar products".


On a second look, this sentence looks as if it is in the comparative form. Hence, "than" is more appropriate. I will go for B.
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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2009, 01:21
I'll go with D

I think "three times the price...... requires "of"

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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2009, 01:35
OA is C
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Re: SC:energy [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2009, 08:38
I too went with B but thanks for the explanation ritula. Yes, C is the correct one.
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