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Unlike typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use

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Unlike typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use [#permalink]  13 Jan 2011, 20:41
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Unlike typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use does not affect the monthly cost of flat-rate plans, but the providers of flat-rate plans may decline to renew annual contracts if they deem monthly usage to be excessive.
(A) Unlike typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use does not affect the monthly cost of flat-rate plans
(B) Unlike with typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use does not affect the monthly cost of flat-rate plans
(C) Unlike the typical mobile phone contract, the monthly cost of flat-rate plans are not affected by the frequency of use
(D) Unlike that of typical mobile phone contracts, the monthly cost of flat-rate plans is not affected by the frequency of use
(E) Unlike with the monthly cost of typical mobile phone contracts, the monthly cost of flat-rate plans are not affected by the frequency of use
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Re: mobile phone contracts [#permalink]  14 Jan 2011, 06:29
unlike that ( the cost) of the..., the cost... => D is correct.
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Re: mobile phone contracts [#permalink]  15 Jan 2011, 10:09
D
all others compare incorrectly...E is too wordy
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Re: mobile phone contracts [#permalink]  16 Jan 2011, 06:03
Because of wrong comparison eliminate A,B,C. Between options D and E, option D is more concise
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Re: Unlike typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use [#permalink]  06 Jan 2014, 11:18
gmatpapa wrote:
Unlike typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use does not affect the monthly cost of flat-rate plans, but the providers of flat-rate plans may decline to renew annual contracts if they deem monthly usage to be excessive.
(A) Unlike typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use does not affect the monthly cost of flat-rate plans
(B) Unlike with typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use does not affect the monthly cost of flat-rate plans
(C) Unlike the typical mobile phone contract, the monthly cost of flat-rate plans are not affected by the frequency of use
(D) Unlike that of typical mobile phone contracts, the monthly cost of flat-rate plans is not affected by the frequency of use
(E) Unlike with the monthly cost of typical mobile phone contracts, the monthly cost of flat-rate plans are not affected by the frequency of use

Yeah D looks fine indeed.

E looked promising but that 'with' in unlike with was totally unnecessary

Damn you E

D is our best choice here guys

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Re: Unlike typical mobile phone contracts, the frequency of use   [#permalink] 06 Jan 2014, 11:18
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