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The most common reasons for an employee’s unwillingness to accept a transfer are that mortgage rates are high, housing in the new location costs more, and the difficulty of selling the old home.

(A) that mortgage rates are high, housing in the new location costs more, and the difficulty of selling the old home.
(B) that mortgage rates are high, housing in the new location costs more, and that it is difficult to sell the old home
(C) high mortgage rates, the greater cost of housing in the new location, and that the old home is difficult to sell
(D) high mortgage rates, the greater cost of housing in the new location, and it is difficult to sell the old home.
(E) high mortgage rates, the greater cost of housing in the new location, and the difficulty of selling the old home




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 [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2006, 18:11
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
trivikram wrote:
B for || structure


I'm sure you mean E


I was also thinking of E. But "the" in last two cases made me uncomfortable.
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ak_idc wrote:
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
trivikram wrote:
B for || structure


I'm sure you mean E


I was also thinking of E. But "the" in last two cases made me uncomfortable.


Don't you think the missing that in "housing in the new location costs more" makes it unparallel ? B can not be the right answer ...
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Oct 2006, 18:32
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
ak_idc wrote:
Swagatalakshmi wrote:
trivikram wrote:
B for || structure


I'm sure you mean E


I was also thinking of E. But "the" in last two cases made me uncomfortable.


Don't you think the missing that in "housing in the new location costs more" makes it unparallel ? B can not be the right answer ...
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U r right :) abt that. But I am still not convinced with E :?
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Re: SC GMAT PLUS 6-25 [#permalink] New post 01 Nov 2006, 05:40
rpfinley wrote:
The most common reasons for an employee’s unwillingness to accept a transfer are that mortgage rates are high, housing in the new location costs more, and the difficulty of selling the old home.

(A) that mortgage rates are high, housing in the new location costs more, and the difficulty of selling the old home.
(B) that mortgage rates are high, housing in the new location costs more, and that it is difficult to sell the old home
(C) high mortgage rates, the greater cost of housing in the new location, and that the old home is difficult to sell
(D) high mortgage rates, the greater cost of housing in the new location, and it is difficult to sell the old home.
(E) high mortgage rates, the greater cost of housing in the new location, and the difficulty of selling the old home

OA is E


E it is..

In B, parallelism can only be maintained if you use "that" with all the clauses - B omits that in the middle clause.

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The most common reasons for an employee’s unwillingness to accept a transfer are

that mortagage rates are high
that housing in new location costs more and
that it is difficult to sell the old home[/color]
Re: SC GMAT PLUS 6-25   [#permalink] 01 Nov 2006, 05:40
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