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RAGCT Day 11: The injury rates of seemingly dangerous

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The injury rates of seemingly dangerous sports such as rock climbing and hang gliding are low compared to other seemingly safe sports such as basketball and soccer.

(A) to other seemingly safe sports such as basketball and soccer.

(B) to that of other seemingly safe sports like basketball and soccer.

(C) to those of the rates of seemingly safe sports such as basketball and soccer.

(D) with other seemingly safe sports like basketball and soccer.

(E) with those of other seemingly safe sports such as basketball and soccer.

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Knowing the subtle difference between compared to and compared with... holds the answer ..2 close answers one final winner

Originally posted by shelrod007 on 23 Sep 2014, 10:30.
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A good question to start with this hectic week..Shows a good use of "compared to " and "compared with" and also comparison of similar things. I think here "compared with" is more appropriate as "compared to" is used to compare dissimilar items.
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Correct use of preposition - compared "with" narrows it down to 2 choices . use correct parallelism to get "E" as answer.
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Use "compared with" when you are looking for differences.
Use "compared to" when highlighting (or comparing) the similarities of one thing to another.
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