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School Administrator: The number of fourteen year olds in Britain who are considered “gifted” – that is who score higher than 90% of their peers on the mandatory secondary school entrance exam (MSEEE) – has increased steadily over the past decade.

If the school administrator’s findings are correct, which of the following can be concluded on the basis of those findings?

A)There has been at least some improvement in British education over the past decade.

B)The number of British fourteen year olds who are not considered gifted has decreased over the past decade.

C)The number of British fourteen year olds taking the MSEEE has increased over the past decade.

D)Preparation for the MSEEE has improved in British schools over the past decade.

E)The percentage of British fourteen year olds who are considered gifted has increased as a percentage of the total population.
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School Administrator: The number of fourteen year olds in Britain who are considered “gifted” – that is who score higher than 90% of their peers on the mandatory secondary school entrance exam (MSEEE) – has increased steadily over the past decade.

If the school administrator’s findings are correct, which of the following can be concluded on the basis of those findings?

A)There has been at least some improvement in British education over the past decade.

B)The number of British fourteen year olds who are not considered gifted has decreased over the past decade.

C)The number of British fourteen year olds taking the MSEEE has increased over the past decade.

D)Preparation for the MSEEE has improved in British schools over the past decade.

E)The percentage of British fourteen year olds who are considered gifted has increased as a percentage of the total population.

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I guess the OA should be C)

As out of 100x, 10x students score more than 90x students, if 10x has increased, then 100x has to increase.
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Re: School Administrator: The number of fourteen year olds in [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2014, 09:16
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School Administrator: The number of fourteen year olds in Britain who are considered “gifted” – that is who score higher than 90% of their peers on the mandatory secondary school entrance exam (MSEEE) – has increased steadily over the past decade.

If the school administrator’s findings are correct, which of the following can be concluded on the basis of those findings?

A)There has been at least some improvement in British education over the past decade.

B)The number of British fourteen year olds who are not considered gifted has decreased over the past decade.

C)The number of British fourteen year olds taking the MSEEE has increased over the past decade.

D)Preparation for the MSEEE has improved in British schools over the past decade.

E)The percentage of British fourteen year olds who are considered gifted has increased as a percentage of the total population.

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Hi,

I will go with B.

A-- Out of context.
B-- If non gifted decreased gifted increased.
C-- It does not depend upon total student taking test.As if students increased we can't be sure that gifted students count increase
D-- Premise does not talked about prep.
E-- It talks about whole population -- out of context. we are talking about 14 years age students.
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Re: School Administrator: The number of fourteen year olds in [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2014, 13:53
Logic C here!

The number of student has increase. Only C matches that best!

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