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# A new hair-growing drug is being sold for three times the

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A new hair-growing drug is being sold for three times the price, per milligram, as the drug’s maker charges for another product with the same active ingredient.
A. as
B. than
C. that
D. of what
E. at which
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15 Apr 2009, 07:42
Whats wrong with B? IMO B, am I missing something here guys.

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15 Apr 2009, 08:55
I feel B and feel that this is the case of ellipsis where
A new hair-growing drug is being sold for three times the price, per milligram, than the price drug’s maker charges for another product with the same active ingredient.

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15 Apr 2009, 09:09
i don't think it's B since we never say "i paid two times the prices than you charged."

we DO say "i paid two times the price that you charged."

"that" is more concise/to the point than "of what," so i'm going with C here.

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15 Apr 2009, 09:17
Yeah I was wrong.

I saw in another forum that OA is C and this is from GMAT prep

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15 Apr 2009, 19:27
hemantsood wrote:
Yeah I was wrong.

I saw in another forum that OA is C and this is from GMAT prep

Hemant, which forum you have looked? because I have looked in other forums and it has mentioned D). I am confused please post OA or forum link.

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15 Apr 2009, 19:39
I choose C.
The word 'that' refers to the word 'price', thus it is the only correct choice.

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15 Apr 2009, 21:00
this is qts 8 of Set 14 ..wherein OA given is D ...
I got shocked ...to me C is the best choice what is your say ??
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15 Apr 2009, 21:25
tenaman10 wrote:
this is qts 8 of Set 14 ..wherein OA given is D ...
I got shocked ...to me C is the best choice what is your say ??

I think you got it wrong - what is the source of the answer D that you found? Where did you see it?
Again, IMO it's a clear C.

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16 Apr 2009, 12:08
patedhav wrote:
hemantsood wrote:
Yeah I was wrong.

I saw in another forum that OA is C and this is from GMAT prep

Hemant, which forum you have looked? because I have looked in other forums and it has mentioned D). I am confused please post OA or forum link.

gmat-prep-another-sc-question-77773.html

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