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# A recent US Census Bureau report shows that there are more

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A recent US Census Bureau report shows that there are more [#permalink]

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02 Aug 2008, 11:04
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A recent US Census Bureau report shows that there are more than 3 times as many households where the children and grandchildren re living in their grandparent's home as compared to households where the grandparents are living in their children's or grandchildren's home.

(A) ...
(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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Re: SC: US Household (GMATPrep 1) [#permalink]

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02 Aug 2008, 11:13
spriya wrote:
judokan wrote:
A recent US Census Bureau report shows that there are more than 3 times as many households where the children and grandchildren re living in their grandparent's home as compared to households where the grandparents are living in their children's or grandchildren's home.

(A) ... -> as many as compared to is wrong usage
(B) as there are households where the -> this IMO Answer -> as many as is correct idiom
(C) as those whose -> whose is wrong since households are not he/she
(D) than compared to those where the -> as many than is wrong
(E) than there are whose -> as many than is wrong

OA is B
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Re: SC: US Household (GMATPrep 1) [#permalink]

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02 Aug 2008, 13:48
idiom is "as many... as" leaving A/B/C

A) "compared to" is incorrect
B) correct
C) "whose" is incorrect
Re: SC: US Household (GMATPrep 1)   [#permalink] 02 Aug 2008, 13:48
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