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Discrimination in wages paid in occupations that are predominantly male over the predominantly female have given rise to substantial differentials between the wage of housepainters and secretaries and between the wages of parking-lot attendants and library assistants.

(A) paid in occupations that are predominantly male over the predominantly female have

(B) paid in occupations that are predominantly make over those that are predominantly female have

(C) that favors predominantly male occupations over the predominantly female have

(D) that favors predominantly male occupations over those that are predominantly female has

(E) paid in predominantly male occupations over the predominantly female has
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06 Aug 2005, 12:29
D for me. I think in E it is not clear where the Discrimination is impacting.
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06 Aug 2005, 13:23
I think E is just fine.

I think there is a redundancy in using both words. Discrimination and favors.
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07 Aug 2005, 06:23
E

D is not correct because it says: ... wages that favors ...
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07 Aug 2005, 06:33
I narrowed the choices to D and E. Even though E is more concise, I would like to choose D.

The only problem I have with E, is that "over the predominantly female " does not clearly refer to the predominantly female jobs. Therefore I go with D.
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07 Aug 2005, 11:12
^ You are correct. OA is D.
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23 Apr 2006, 07:40
The OA is actually E !!!
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23 Apr 2006, 07:47
prude_sb wrote:
The OA is actually E !!!

It cant be E IMO

(D) that favors predominantly male occupations over those that are predominantly female has

(E) paid in predominantly male occupations over the predominantly female has

In E the flaw is it compares male occupations with female so I doubt that

D has a clear comparision with "those"

D....it is
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23 Apr 2006, 08:21
trivikram wrote:
prude_sb wrote:
The OA is actually E !!!

It cant be E IMO
(D) that favors predominantly male occupations over those that are predominantly female has
(E) paid in predominantly male occupations over the predominantly female has
In E the flaw is it compares male occupations with female so I doubt that
D has a clear comparision with "those"
D....it is

agree that it has to be D though D is not the ideal one.

"Discrimination in wages" paid is wrong.

only "wages" can be paid. "Discrimination in wages" cannot be paid.

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Discrimination in wages paid in occupations that are predominantly male over the predominantly female have given rise to substantial differentials between the wage of housepainters and secretaries and between the wages of parking-lot attendants and library assistants.

(D) that favors predominantly male occupations over those that are predominantly female has

(E) paid in predominantly male occupations over the predominantly female has
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23 Apr 2006, 12:22
I chose D in my first attemt before.

However, then we were give the OA as E.

have a look at here: http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=28332&highlight=discrimination+wages
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23 Apr 2006, 16:20
Sorry for my last post. I think E is correct answer
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23 Apr 2006, 20:22
D is not correct since that should refer to wages and not to discrimination.

hence E
23 Apr 2006, 20:22
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