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# A recent national study of the public schools shows that

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09 Feb 2006, 14:03
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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 microcomputer, four times as many than there were
(E) every thirty-two pupils now has one microcomputer, four times as many as

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09 Feb 2006, 18:01
C for

-SV agreement -- there is ...one microcomputer...
- as many as -- idiomatic

A/B/D -- "for times as many than" INCORRECT
E - awkward comparison - four times ... four years
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09 Feb 2006, 19:30
agree with C

due to correct idiom and correct comparision.

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09 Feb 2006, 19:53
C it is
is ... one microcomputer.

four times as many than there were
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10 Feb 2006, 12:31
OA is C,

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10 Feb 2006, 12:32
OA is C,

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10 Feb 2006, 12:32
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