Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

It appears that you are browsing the GMAT Club forum unregistered!

Signing up is free, quick, and confidential.
Join other 500,000 members and get the full benefits of GMAT Club

Registration gives you:

Tests

Take 11 tests and quizzes from GMAT Club and leading GMAT prep companies such as Manhattan GMAT,
Knewton, and others. All are free for GMAT Club members.

Applicant Stats

View detailed applicant stats such as GPA, GMAT score, work experience, location, application
status, and more

Books/Downloads

Download thousands of study notes,
question collections, GMAT Club’s
Grammar and Math books.
All are free!

Thank you for using the timer!
We noticed you are actually not timing your practice. Click the START button first next time you use the timer.
There are many benefits to timing your practice, including:

The housing prices in various counties, some of them at [#permalink]

Show Tags

14 Oct 2010, 04:04

4

This post was BOOKMARKED

00:00

A

B

C

D

E

Difficulty:

95% (hard)

Question Stats:

33% (02:13) correct
67% (01:14) wrong based on 130 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

The housing prices in various counties, some of them at significant rates, are increasing just as the interest rates are, yet being still low enough to avoid an inflationary effect.

A)The housing prices in various counties, some of them at significant rates, are increasing just as the interest rates are, yet being B)Both interest rates and housing prices of various counties are increasing, some at significant rates, but they are C)Although like the interest rates the housing prices are increasing, some of them at significant rates, yet D)As the interest rates, the housing prices are increasing, some of them at significant rates, but they are E)The housing prices of various counties are increasing like the interest rates, some of which at significant rates are increasing but

The housing prices in various counties, some of them at significant rates, are increasing just as the interest rates are, yet being still low enough to avoid an inflationary effect.

A)The housing prices in various counties, some of them at significant rates, are increasing just as the interest rates are, yet being B)Both interest rates and housing prices of various counties are increasing, some at significant rates, but they are C)Although like the interest rates the housing prices are increasing, some of them at significant rates, yet D)As the interest rates, the housing prices are increasing, some of them at significant rates, but they are E)The housing prices of various counties are increasing like the interest rates, some of which at significant rates are increasing but

I said B. Are you sure the OA is A? A is such a jumbled mess, and if nothing else, "yet being still low enough" is horrible. B is the only choice which is grammatical.

The original says - housing prices in counties - while choices B and E say housing prices of counties, as if the counties themselves are up for sale. Wrong intent and so let’s drop them.

C and D – Where is the mention of counties in the choices? What a miss?

A.is what is left out; We have to accept it grudgingly as the tolerable among the bads, although the sore created by the expression yet, being, still, low and enough is hard to heal
_________________

“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher” – a Japanese proverb. 9884544509

The original says - housing prices in counties - while choices B and E say housing prices of counties, as if the counties themselves are up for sale. Wrong intent and so let’s drop them.

C and D – Where is the mention of counties in the choices? What a miss?

A.is what is left out; We have to accept it grudgingly as the tolerable among the bads, although the sore created by the expression yet, being, still, low and enough is hard to heal

Well explained. A it is. I went for D but then realized the answer is missing "in counties". +1 for you

Re: The housing prices in various counties, some of them at [#permalink]

Show Tags

07 Feb 2015, 05:13

Hello from the GMAT Club VerbalBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.

The original says - housing prices in counties - while choices B and E say housing prices of counties, as if the counties themselves are up for sale. Wrong intent and so let’s drop them.

C and D – Where is the mention of counties in the choices? What a miss?

A.is what is left out; We have to accept it grudgingly as the tolerable among the bads, although the sore created by the expression yet, being, still, low and enough is hard to heal

The housing prices in various counties, some of them at [#permalink]

Show Tags

17 Feb 2015, 15:10

"The housing prices in various counties, some of them at significant rates, are increasing just as the interest rates are, yet being still low enough to avoid an inflationary effect."

This is not grammatically correct. Where did this question come from?

Hey, guys, So, I’ve decided to run a contest in hopes of getting the word about the site out to as many applicants as possible this application season...

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, aspiring business leader, or you just think that you may want to learn more about business, the thought of getting your Masters in Business Administration...

Term 1 has begun. If you're confused, wondering what my post on the last 2 official weeks was, that was pre-term. What that means is that the school...