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Though some education experts claim that the low test scores

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Though some education experts claim that the low test scores [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2007, 00:18
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Though some education experts claim that the low test scores of children in the city can be raised by hiring more teachers and an increase in the amount of funding for textbooks and other supplies, others insist that doing this cannot guarantee any improvement.


a)by hiring more teachers and an increase in the amount of funding for textbooks and other supplies, others insist that doing this

b)by hiring more teachers and increasing funding for textbooks and other supplies, others insist that doing so

c)by a hiring of more teachers and increasing the amount of funding for textbooks and other supplies, other insist that doing so

d)by hiring more teachers and increasing the amount of funding for textbooks and other supplies, others insist that doing this

e)by hiring more teachers and an increase in funding for textbooks and other supplies, others insist that doing so
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2007, 00:44
I pick B

A) by increasing....and an increase....not prarallel
C) Wordy
D) the amount of funding is unecessary wording... + doing this is not idiomatic, should use doing so.....
E) Not parallel
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2007, 09:11
I am with B on this one it is parallel and you need so, ive come to the conclusion if you see a choice with so in it, look long and hard at it because it usually is right
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Mar 2007, 09:33
A & E has parallelism issues.
C has redundancies.
D ‘amount’ is redundant.

Left with B.
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2007, 00:39
OA is B, parallelism should be used here
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