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75. A recent United States Census Bureau report shows that there are more than three times as many households where the children and grandchildren are living in their grandparents’ home as compared to households where the grandparents are living in their children’s or grandchildren’s home.

(A)as compared to households where the
(B)as there are households where the
(C)as those whose
(D)than compared to those where the
(E)than there are whose

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B. Uses proper structure for 'as many .... as ... '

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Sentence has “as … as usage issue”
(A)as compared to households where the [as … as is used as compared to clauses. An extra compared to is redundant – eliminate it]
(B)as there are households where the [hold it]
(C)as those whose [ whose has no clear referent issue – eliminate it]
(D)than compared to those where the [as than – unidiomatic – eliminate it]
(E)than there are whose [as than – unidiomatic – eliminate it]

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