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With a population equal to Kansas in an area one [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2005, 19:37
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With a population equal to Kansas in an area one three-hundreth its size, Singapore is the most densely-populated nation in the world, averaging almost ten thousand people per square mile.

(A) With a population equal to Kansas in an area one three-hundreth its size, Singapore is the most densely-populated nation in the world, averaging

(B) With a population equal to that of Kansas in an area one three-hundreth its size, Singapore is the most densely-populated nation in the world, averaging

(C) With Kansas's population in one three-hundredth of its area, the densest population in the world is that of Singapore, with an average of

(D) Singapore has the same population as Kansas, but only one three-hundredth of its area, and makes it the most densely populated nation in the world, averaging

(E) Singapore is the most densely populated nation in the world, with Kansas's population in one three-hundredth of its area, or an average of



OE is B. I'm not sure why E can't be correct, though. Anyone?
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Re: SC - Kaplan quiz [#permalink] New post 03 Sep 2005, 21:25
E is saying that Kansas's population is actually in Singapore.
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 [#permalink] New post 04 Sep 2005, 10:01
B is the answer. the reason in we need to compare like things , population by itself cannot be compared to Kansas, we can compare the population of SIngapoure by THAT of Kansas. so we need THAT in front of Kansas in order fo the comparison rule to hold. E is worded strange and changes the meaning of the sentence. its quite ambigious.
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