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QOTD: Officials at the United States Mint believe

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In C, is far less than correct? Shouldn't it be far lighter than?

Yup, "far less than" is correct because of the way the comparison is structured: "it weighs... far less than four quarters." You certainly wouldn't say "it weighs... far lighter than four quarters", though you could say "it is... far lighter than four quarters."

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I was wondering if the term 'rather than' is wrong in this particular question and in general ?

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