Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack
GMAT Club

 It is currently 28 Mar 2017, 05:24

Join Chat Room7 for Latest Decision Updates

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# A recent national study of the public schools shows that

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

SVP
Joined: 03 Jan 2005
Posts: 2243
Followers: 16

Kudos [?]: 335 [0], given: 0

A recent national study of the public schools shows that [#permalink]

### Show Tags

09 Feb 2005, 23:18
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

89. A recent national study of the public schools shows that there are now one microcomputer for every thirty-two pupils, four times as many than there were four years ago.
(A) there are now one microcomputer for every thirty-two pupils, four times as many than there were
(B) there is now one microcomputer for every thirty-two pupils, four times as many than there were
(C) there is now one microcomputer for every thirty-two pupils, four times as many as there were
(D) every thirty-two pupils now have one microÂ¬computer, four times as many than there were
(E) every thirty-two pupils now has one microcomÂ¬puter, four times as many as

In (C), is the "were" in the end wrong?
If you have any questions
New!
Director
Joined: 29 Oct 2004
Posts: 863
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 208 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

09 Feb 2005, 23:50
Got point!!
I don't have the paper version of OG so I cannot double check. But that is what I had for my PDF version.

The only thing I can think of is.
there is now one microcomputer for every thirty-two pupils, four times as many as there were one-hundred twenty-eight pupils...

1/32 = 4 * 1/128

??
Director
Joined: 19 Nov 2004
Posts: 559
Location: SF Bay Area, USA
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 204 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

10 Feb 2005, 16:30
Idiom 'as X as'. So that leaves C and E.
E is just ackward.
10 Feb 2005, 16:30
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
2 A recent national study of the public schools shows that 4 13 Jul 2011, 12:00
11 Several recent studies show that a child born into a family 7 24 Jan 2011, 08:22
2 Recent studies indicate that before babies show a clear 2 17 Jan 2008, 01:08
2 A recent national study of the public schools shows that 18 18 Nov 2007, 15:17
8 A survey by the National Council of Churches showed that in 12 13 Aug 2007, 15:16
Display posts from previous: Sort by