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# Corporation X spends a larger percentage of its revenue on

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04 Oct 2004, 16:26
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Corporation X spends a larger percentage of its revenue on insurance than Corporation Y does on employee salaries.

A) Corporation X spends a larger percentage of its revenue on insurance than Corporation Y does on employee salaries.
B) In Corporation X, a larger percentage of the revenue is spent on insurance than is spent on employee salaries in Corporation Y.
C) In Corporation X they spend a larger percentage of revenues on insurance than Corporation Y spends on employee salaries.
D) A larger percentage of Corporation X's revenue is spent on insurance than Corporation Y spends on employee salaries.
E) Of the Corporations X and Y, a higher percentage of revenues is spent on insurance by the former than the latter spends on employee salaries.

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04 Oct 2004, 16:31
A.

B and D make CorpX as common, that Corp Y seems like a subsidiary.
C - they has no referrent.
E - Of is ugly

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04 Oct 2004, 19:05
A for me too. D compares X's revenue to Y - wrong. Essentially the sentence Should compare X to Y and spending on insurance to spending on salaries.

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05 Oct 2004, 11:29
Choice A does the right comparison bewteen the percentage of the revenuw spent by the 2 corporations

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05 Oct 2004, 11:52
Yes the OA is A

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05 Oct 2004, 11:52
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