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# It has been estimated that the annual cost to the United

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It has been estimated that the annual cost to the United States of illiteracy in lost industrial output and tax revenues is at least \$20 billion a year.

(A) the annual cost to the United States of illiteracy in lost industrial output and tax revenues is at least \$20 billion a year

(B) the annual cost of illiteracy to the United States is at least \$20 billion a year because of lost industrial output and tax revenues

(C) illiteracy costs the United States at least \$20 billion a year in lost industrial output and tax revenues

(D) \$20 billion a year in lost industrial output and tax revenues is the annual cost to the United States of illiteracy

(E) lost industrial output and tax revenues cost the United States at least \$20 billion a year because of illiteracy.
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It has been estimated that the annual cost to the United States of illiteracy in lost industrial output and tax revenues is at least \$20 billion a year.

(A) the annual cost to the United States of illiteracy in lost industrial output and tax revenues is at least \$20 billion a year

(B) the annual cost of illiteracy to the United States is at least \$20 billion a year because of lost industrial output and tax revenues

(C) illiteracy costs the United States at least \$20 billion a year in lost industrial output and tax revenues
(D) \$20 billion a year in lost industrial output and tax revenues is the annual cost to the United States of illiteracy

(E) lost industrial output and tax revenues cost the United States at least \$20 billion a year because of illiteracy.

A,B and D use redundant words

E is wordy and weakly constructed.

C is correct.

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20 Apr 2008, 06:52
C is concise and conveys the proper meaning.

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