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Authoritative parents are more likely than permissive parents to have children who as adolescents are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.

A. Authoritative parents are more likely than permissive parents to have children who as adolescents are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.
B. Authoritative parents who are more likely than permissive parents to have adolescent children that are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.
C. Children of authoritative parents, rather than permissive parents, are the more likely to be self-confident, have a high self-esteem, and to be responsibly independent as adolescents.
D. Children whose parents are authoritative rather than being permissive, are more likely to have self-confidence, a high self-esteem, and be responsibly independent when they are an adolescent.
E. Rather than permissive parents, the children of authoritative parents are the more likely to have self-confidence, a high self-esteem, and to be responsibly independent as an adolescent
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Re: CR- 13/10 - Authoritative [#permalink]

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01 Nov 2006, 21:00
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Authoritative parents are more likely than permissive parents to have children who as adolescents are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.

A. Authoritative parents are more likely than permissive parents to have children who as adolescents are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.---> the answer
B. Authoritative parents who are more likely than permissive parents to have adolescent children that are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.---->incomplete
C. Children of authoritative parents, rather than permissive parents, are the more likely to be self-confident, have a high self-esteem, and to be responsibly independent as adolescents.---->'be' is redundant
D. Children whose parents are authoritative rather than being permissive, are more likely to have self-confidence, a high self-esteem, and be responsibly independent when they are an adolescent
E. Rather than permissive parents, the children of authoritative parents are the more likely to have self-confidence, a high self-esteem, and to be responsibly independent as an adolescent

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01 Nov 2006, 22:04
I will pick A
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Re: CR- 13/10 - Authoritative [#permalink]

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01 Nov 2006, 23:25
KC wrote:
Authoritative parents are more likely than permissive parents to have children who as adolescents are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.

A. Authoritative parents are more likely than permissive parents to have children who as adolescents are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.
sounds the best
B. Authoritative parents who are more likely than permissive parents to have adolescent children that are self-confident, high in self-esteem, and responsibly independent.
incomplete
C. Children of authoritative parents, rather than permissive parents, are the more likely to be self-confident, have a high self-esteem, and to be responsibly independent as adolescents.
Not sure when to use 'the' in that fashion...also ||lism
D. Children whose parents are authoritative rather than being permissive, are more likely to have self-confidence, a high self-esteem, and be responsibly independent when they are an adolescent.
singular plural mismatch

E. Rather than permissive parents, the children of authoritative parents are the more likely to have self-confidence, a high self-esteem, and to be responsibly independent as an adolescent
color=blue]singular plural mismatch[/color]

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01 Nov 2006, 23:50
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02 Nov 2006, 00:52
ya. A by POE.
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02 Nov 2006, 01:08
A ..
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02 Nov 2006, 02:56
B sounds as if Authoritative parents are more likely to have adolescent children..

thats funny.

I would bet on A.
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02 Nov 2006, 06:10
Agree with A.
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02 Nov 2006, 07:03
A has my vote as well.
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02 Nov 2006, 10:14
A is good.
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02 Nov 2006, 20:50
A for me 2
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03 Nov 2006, 19:14
Good...

03 Nov 2006, 19:14
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