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# According to a study by the Carnegie Foundation for the

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29 Jul 2006, 12:21
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According to a study by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, companies in the United States are providing job training and general education for nearly eight million people, about equivalent to the enrollment of the nations four-year colleges and universities.

A. equivalent to the enrollment of

B. the equivalent of those enrolled in

C. equal to those who are enrolled in

D. as many as the enrollment of

E. as many as are enrolled in

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29 Jul 2006, 12:54
standing by E

correct comparison is 8 million people to the PEOPLE... not enrollement

A. people vs. enrollement

B. people vs. equivalent

C. people are equal

D. people vs. enrollement

E. people vs. as many people as are enrolled

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29 Jul 2006, 13:00
number of people (Eight Million) versus as many as are enrolled..

Another vote for E.

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31 Jul 2006, 01:31
Will go with E .

Correct comparison between people vs people enrolled.

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31 Jul 2006, 02:15
u2lover wrote:
standing by E

correct comparison is 8 million people to the PEOPLE... not enrollement

A. people vs. enrollement

B. people vs. equivalent

C. people are equal

D. people vs. enrollement

E. people vs. as many people as are enrolled

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31 Jul 2006, 08:06
E

"equivalent" and "equal" not used for countable things. "as many as" is good.
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31 Jul 2006, 13:39
I think E is the only choice that properly makes the comparison to the people.

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31 Jul 2006, 13:43
ps_dahiya wrote:
E

"equivalent" and "equal" not used for countable things. "as many as" is good.

Is it that equal cannot be used for countable things ???

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