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# Washing machines and dishwashers are made for using far

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Washing machines and dishwashers are made for using far lesser water now than older models and, therefore, needs less soap

A. Washing machines and dishwashers are made for using far lesser water now than older models and, therefore, needs less soap
B. Washing machines and dishwashers are being made to use far less water now than are the older models and, therefore, need lesser soap
C. Washing machines or dishwashers is made to use far less water now than had been the older models and, therefore, needing less soap
D. Washing machines and dishwashers are made to use far less water now than older models and, therefore, need less soap
E. Washing machines and dishwashers are made to use of less water now than older models and, therefore, need less soap
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Washing machines and dishwashers are made for using far lesser water now than older models and, therefore, needs less soap

A. Washing machines and dishwashers are made for using far lesser water now than older models and, therefore, needs less soap
B. Washing machines and dishwashers are being made to use far less water now than are the older models and, therefore, need lesser soap
C. Washing machines or dishwashers is made to use far less water now than had been the older models and, therefore, needing less soap
D. Washing machines and dishwashers are made to use far less water now than older models and, therefore, need less soap
E. Washing machines and dishwashers are made to use far less water now than older models and, therefore, need less soap

D & E, are the same sentence, and are both the right answer!
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05 Oct 2012, 22:27
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D & E, are the same sentence, and are both the right answer!

Thanks for noticing. I have made the changes.

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06 Oct 2012, 17:52
Washing machines and dishwashers are made for using far lesser water now than older models and, therefore, needs less soap

A. Washing machines and dishwashers are made for using far lesser water now than older models and, therefore, needs less soap
B. Washing machines and dishwashers are being made to use far less water now than are the older models and, therefore, need lesser soap
C. Washing machines or dishwashers is made to use far less water now than had been the older models and, therefore, needing less soap
D. Washing machines and dishwashers are made to use far less water now than older models and, therefore, need less soap
E. Washing machines and dishwashers are made to use of less water now than older models and, therefore, need less soap

A uses needs which is incorrect.
B uses lesser -> which is incorrectly used for comparision
C needing is plainly wrong.
D Correct
E use of is incorrect.
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26 Oct 2015, 07:36
Pathetic comparison in D...very poor question..if 'less X than Y' is the structure for parallelism in comparison question, then water is compared with older models(???) In d...please use your discretion when posting such disputed question that will NEVER APPEAR ON THE GMAT
Re: Washing machines and dishwashers are made for using far   [#permalink] 26 Oct 2015, 07:36
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