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24 May 2004, 20:46
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24 May 2004, 21:09
Whether you compare number of married couples or the incomes, E sounds good. But I have also seen the usage mentioned in (C)
I believe C can be choosen for conciseness.

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24 May 2004, 21:26
anandnk wrote:
Whether you compare number of married couples or the incomes, E sounds good. But I have also seen the usage mentioned in (C)
I believe C can be choosen for conciseness.

You kicked the answer right on the ass. I missed it and got on E.

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24 May 2004, 21:28
To be honest I liked E better than C. But I cant defend C well. What is source of this question?

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24 May 2004, 21:29
anandnk wrote:
To be honest I liked E better than C. But I cant defend C well. What is source of this question?

Oh I have a bunch from internet. Vstudy they call it. resembles closely to GMAT I guess

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24 May 2004, 22:13
Anand,
I still think E is better than C...

the 'that' in E makes it clear that now incomes are significantly more as compared to what it was two decades earlier.

C seems to be the case of oranges (income) being worngly comapared with apples (decades).

Would like to know your view on this.

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25 May 2004, 05:01
Vivek,

C is better than E.

"that" cannot be used with plural "incomes".

Given the options, C is the best choice.

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25 May 2004, 15:08
Now that you have mentioned it...ndidi204...I got my mistake..Thanks..!

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