Once positioned in space, the Hubble Space Telescope will : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 22 Feb 2017, 09:57

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Once positioned in space, the Hubble Space Telescope will

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Director
Joined: 04 Jan 2006
Posts: 923
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 32 [0], given: 0

Once positioned in space, the Hubble Space Telescope will [#permalink]

### Show Tags

09 Feb 2006, 10:09
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Once positioned in space, the Hubble Space Telescope will capture light from sources twenty times fainter compared to those that can be detected by ground-based instruments.
(A) compared to those that can b detected
(B) compared to those they can detect
(C) than that can be detected
(D) than those that can be detected
(E) than those detecting

My confusion arises from when to use "compared to" vs "than".. I am pretty sure neither Pricenton nor Kaplan mentioned anything about this topic.
If you have any questions
New!
 Kaplan GMAT Prep Discount Codes Manhattan GMAT Discount Codes Jamboree Discount Codes
Current Student
Joined: 29 Jan 2005
Posts: 5238
Followers: 26

Kudos [?]: 380 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

09 Feb 2006, 20:34
willget800 wrote:
Once positioned in space, the Hubble Space Telescope will capture light from sources twenty times fainter compared to those that can be detected by ground-based instruments.
(A) compared to those that can b detected
(B) compared to those they can detect
(C) than that can be detected
(D) than those that can be detected
(E) than those detecting

My confusion arises from when to use "compared to" vs "than".. I am pretty sure neither Pricenton nor Kaplan mentioned anything about this topic.

~fainter than~ is the comparative structure used here.

(D) correctly restates sources with "those"
Director
Joined: 09 Oct 2005
Posts: 720
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

10 Feb 2006, 09:02
D it is))
fainter needs than i think so A and B out
sources needs those so C is out
E is out cause it sounds not realy correct IMHO))
_________________

IE IMBA 2010

Manager
Joined: 15 May 2005
Posts: 80
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

11 Feb 2006, 08:30
Me too... D too...

fainter ... than is idiomatic - fainter is already a comparison ... so adding "compare to" is redundant..
Director
Joined: 04 Jan 2006
Posts: 923
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 32 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

11 Feb 2006, 16:38
OA is D.. Thanks!
11 Feb 2006, 16:38
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Once positioned in space, the Hubble Space Telescope will 8 08 Feb 2009, 14:33
Following the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger, 5 03 Jul 2008, 12:39
The average individual's cost of going into space is 12 02 Nov 2007, 14:19
1 Following the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger, 24 21 Jul 2007, 08:15
Following the destruction of the space shuttle Challenger, 6 18 Jun 2007, 06:51
Display posts from previous: Sort by