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Comparing stats of its students with that of students of other schools,
Vista Del Sur reported that mean SAT score of its students on subject based tests is 630, and that they scored 30% higher than the mean score of students from other schools in the district.
A. Vista Del Sur reported that mean SAT score of its students on subject based tests is 630, and that they scored 30% higher than the mean score of students
B. Vista Del Sur reporting that mean SAT score of its students on subject based tests is 630, said that they scored 30% higher compared to that of students
C. Vista Del Sur reported that mean SAT score of its students on subject based tests is 630, a score that is 30% higher than the mean score of students
D. mean SAT score of Vista Del Sur students, as reported by it, on subject based tests is 630, a score 30% higher than the students’ mean score
E. subject based tests have the mean SAT score of 630 scored by the Vista Del Sur students, a score 30% higher than the students
Thanks.
Shraddha
Hi Shraddha,
Is the answer C.
Here is the explanation for my answer choice
Meaning of sentence: Vista Del compared the stats of its student with that of other schools and reported that
a. the mean score of its student on the subject based tests was 630
b. and they scored 30% higher than the mean score of the other students from other schools
Analysis:
A. Vista Del Sur reported that mean SAT score of its students on subject based tests is 630, and that they scored 30% higher than the mean score of students ------->
Keep on hold for time beingB. Vista Del Sur reporting that mean SAT score of its students on subject based tests is 630, said that they scored 30% higher compared to that of students -------> No verb for the subject Vista Del sur
C. Vista Del Sur reported that mean SAT score of its students on subject based tests is 630, a score that is 30% higher than the mean score of students -------->
the sentence means that mean SAT score was 630 and this score was 30% higher than the mean score of other students from other school ----
This is Noun +Noun Modifier structure modifying the score 630D. mean SAT score of Vista Del Sur students, as reported by it, on subject based tests is 630, a score 30% higher than the students’ mean score ----->
Verb-ing modifier modifies mean SAT score which is not logicalE. subject based tests have the mean SAT score of 630 scored by the Vista Del Sur students, a score 30% higher than the students------>
Same error as D _________________
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