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# Officials in Australia estimate that revenues from casinos

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Officials in Australia estimate that revenues from casinos and gambling houses rose to 80 billion dollars in 1995, an amount that is 30% more than the previous year.
A an amount that is 30% more than the previous year.
B an amount that is 30% higher than the previous year's.
C an amount that is 30% higher than the previous year's figure.
D which is 30% more than the previous year.
E which is 30% higher than the previous year's figure.

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24 Jul 2008, 04:57
yeah, picked C as well ... almost went for B ... I think B would be correct if it had '30% higher than that of the previous year's'

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24 Jul 2008, 11:45
bhatiagp wrote:
Officials in Australia estimate that revenues from casinos and gambling houses rose to 80 billion dollars in 1995, an amount that is 30% more than the previous year.
A an amount that is 30% more than the previous year.
B an amount that is 30% higher than the previous year's.
C an amount that is 30% higher than the previous year's figure.
D which is 30% more than the previous year.
E which is 30% higher than the previous year's figure.

Good question ... will go with C.

We are comparing amount ....higher than previous year's figure(amount)
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