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Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed

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Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed bachelor's degree holders by more than 25%.

(A) Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed
(B) Master's degree program graduates are earning average annual salaries exceeding
(C) Graduates of master's degree programs earn average annual salaries that exceed those of
(D) The average annual salaries of graduates from master's degree programs exceed
(E) The average annual master's degree program graduates' salaries exceed those of
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New post 23 Apr 2015, 08:00
My take on this -

Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed bachelor's degree holders by more than 25%.

(A) Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed
(B) Master's degree program graduates are earning average annual salaries exceeding
(C) Graduates of master's degree programs earn average annual salaries that exceed those of
(D) The average annual salaries of graduates from master's degree programs exceed
(E) The average annual master's degree program graduates' salaries exceed those of

IMO C.
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Here we compare salaries of master's degree graduates with salaries of bachelor's degree graduates. Hence we can eliminate A,B, and D for a wrong comparison. Between C and E the former is better since E sounds awkward. Hence answer is C
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New post 29 Sep 2017, 22:20
alokkumargupta wrote:
My take on this -

Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed bachelor's degree holders by more than 25%.

(A) Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed
(B) Master's degree program graduates are earning average annual salaries exceeding
(C) Graduates of master's degree programs earn average annual salaries that exceed those of
(D) The average annual salaries of graduates from master's degree programs exceed
(E) The average annual master's degree program graduates' salaries exceed those of

IMO C.


Yes C is Right .The Problem with E is that Average is modifying Annual master's Degree Program instead of Salaries.Which is Wrong. A,B,D are wrongly comparing Salaries with Degree holders.
Therefore C is The best .

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New post 30 Sep 2017, 18:41
Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed bachelor's degree holders by more than 25%.

(A) Master's degree program graduates' average annual salaries exceed - incorrect comparison
(B) Master's degree program graduates are earning average annual salaries exceeding - incorrect comparison
(C) Graduates of master's degree programs earn average annual salaries that exceed those of - correct
(D) The average annual salaries of graduates from master's degree programs exceed - incorrect comparison, comparing average annual salaries with bachelor's degree holders
(E) The average master's degree program graduates' salaries exceed those of - incorrect

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