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664. Some psychiatric studies indicate that among distinguished artists the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times as prevalent as in the population at large.
(A) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times as prevalent as in
(B) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent than in
(C) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent when compared to
(D) manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times as prevalent when compared to
(E) manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent than in
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Re: SC.664.Psychiatric [#permalink] New post 02 Jun 2008, 01:25
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664. Some psychiatric studies indicate that among distinguished artists the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times as prevalent as in the population at large.
(A) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times as prevalent as in
(B) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent than in
(C) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent when compared to
(D) manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times as prevalent when compared to
(E) manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent than in



the rates of is correct comparison

so i guess B
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Re: SC.664.Psychiatric [#permalink] New post 02 Jun 2008, 01:31
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1. 'the rates' cannot be 'prevalent'. D and E remain.
2. 'more prevalent than' is correct
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Re: SC.664.Psychiatric [#permalink] New post 02 Jun 2008, 02:36
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1. 'the rates' cannot be 'prevalent'. D and E remain.
2. 'more prevalent than' is correct


Agree with walker..rates cannot be more prevalent. E!!
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Re: SC.664.Psychiatric [#permalink] New post 02 Jun 2008, 02:47
Thanks OA is E!

I fell in the same trap as Rohit! :lol:
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Re: SC.664.Psychiatric [#permalink] New post 02 Jun 2008, 14:42
Among distinguished artists needs to modify the disease not rates – eliminate A, B and C
(A) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times as prevalent as in
(B) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent than in
(C) the rates of manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent when compared to
(D) manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times as prevalent when compared to [As requires clause – eliminate it]
(E) manic depression and major depression are ten to thirteen times more prevalent than in [Hold it]

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Re: SC.664.Psychiatric [#permalink] New post 04 Jun 2008, 01:16
You guys are good.

E for me as well but wasn't clear as to why B was wrong. Thanks Walker for explanation!
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(B) the rates ... are ... more prevalent than ...

rates cannot be more prevalent. It is a logic mistake, not a grammatical one.
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Re: SC.664.Psychiatric [#permalink] New post 04 Jun 2008, 01:50
Yep, I see it now. As a native speaker, I somehow just miss those critical points. I need to slow down a bit and read each sentence carefully. :)
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