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According to enrollment statistics published by U.S. medical schools,

the number of female medical students is equivalent to the number of male medical students currently enrolled in medical schoola) the number of female medical students is equivalent to the number of male medical students currently enrolled in medical school

b) as many female as male students are currently enrolled in medical school

c) the number of female students is as many as that of male students

d) as great as the number of female is the number of male students currently enrolled in medical school

e) female and male students are currently enrolled in equal numbers in medical school[/quot

B is the best choice.

A)the number cannot be equivalent to the other number.

the number of x is equal to the number of Y.

C) number+many--> redundancy

D) as great as, equivalent to----> used with uncountable nouns

E) female and male students enrolled in equal number-----> seems that equal number is the name of a major!