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Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germanys fifteen percent.

A. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germanys fifteen percent.

B. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college; in Canada it is thirty-five percent and in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany it is fifteen percent.

C. In the United States, Fifty-two percent of high school graduates go on to college, compared with thirty-five percent in Canada and fifteen percent in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany.

D. The percentage of high school graduates in the United States who go on to college is fifty-two, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent, Great Britains fifteen, Japans fifteen, and West Germanys fifteen.

E. The percentage of United States high school graduates going on to college is fifty-two that in Canada is thirty-five, and that in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany is fifteen.

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Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germanys fifteen percent.

A. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germanys fifteen percent.

B. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college; in Canada it is thirty-five percent and in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany it is fifteen percent.

C. In the United States, Fifty-two percent of high school graduates go on to college, compared with thirty-five percent in Canada and fifteen percent in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany.

D. The percentage of high school graduates in the United States who go on to college is fifty-two, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent, Great Britains fifteen, Japans fifteen, and West Germanys fifteen. THE LAST RED PART IS REDUNDANT!

E. The percentage of United States high school graduates going on to college is fifty-two that in Canada is thirty-five, and that in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany is fifteen.

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New post 25 Apr 2008, 20:04
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Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germanys fifteen percent.

A. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germanys fifteen percent.

B. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college; in Canada it is thirty-five percent and in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany it is fifteen percent.

C. In the United States, Fifty-two percent of high school graduates go on to college, compared with thirty-five percent in Canada and fifteen percent in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany.

D. The percentage of high school graduates in the United States who go on to college is fifty-two, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent, Great Britains fifteen, Japans fifteen, and West Germanys fifteen.

E. The percentage of United States high school graduates going on to college is fifty-two that in Canada is thirty-five, and that in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany is fifteen.


C is OA :lol:
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The percentage of high-school graduates in different countries are compared:

A. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germanys fifteen percent. [Percents are compared – eliminate it]

B. Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college; in Canada it is thirty-five percent and in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany it is fifteen percent. [Percents are compared – eliminate it]

C. In the United States, Fifty-two percent of high school graduates go on to college, compared with thirty-five percent in Canada and fifteen percent in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany. [Country and percent are compared – eliminate it]

D. The percentage of high school graduates in the United States who go on to college is fifty-two, compared with Canadas thirty-five percent, Great Britains fifteen, Japans fifteen, and West Germanys fifteen. [Percentage of different countries are compared – Hold it]

E. The percentage of United States high school graduates going on to college is fifty-two that in Canada is thirty-five, and that in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany is fifteen. [Percentage of different countries are compared, but “that in” is redundant – Hold it]

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New post 26 Apr 2008, 10:48
C And D are prefffered choices ,D have redundancy as pointed out by bkk145,so C is appropriate

In the United States, Fifty-two percent of high school graduates go on to college, compared with thirty-five percent in Canada and fifteen percent in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany.

Can be rewritten removing of construction :

In the United States, Fifty-two percent go on to college, compared with thirty-five percent in Canada and fifteen percent in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany.

In above we are clearly comparing percetages in different countries .

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New post 27 Apr 2008, 16:08
Thanks guys, OA is indeed C.

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i dont catch this one...can somebody explain bit further please?
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New post 27 Apr 2010, 19:43
C as compared with makes sense.

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New post 27 Apr 2010, 21:53
Like things need to be compared : Percentage of x VS percentage of Y
C does this best

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New post 29 Apr 2010, 02:20
i choose D first but now convinced ints C

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