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# Sales of United States manufactured goods to

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24 Oct 2004, 17:13
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Sales of United States manufactured goods to nonindustrialized countries rose to \$167 billion in 1992, which is 14 percent more than the previous year and largely offsets weak demand from Europe and Japan.

(A) which is 14 percent more than the previous year

(B) which is 14 percent higher than it was the previous year

(C) 14 percent higher than the previous yearâ€™s figure

(D) an amount that is 14 percent more than the previous year was

(E) an amount that is 14 percent higher than the previous yearâ€™s figure

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24 Oct 2004, 22:25
I will go with B.
Reason: C & E introduce "figure"
D introduces "amount"
A is comparing "apples to oranges"

B wins.

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25 Oct 2004, 06:45
Agree with E

It is between D and E but "was" in D is weird

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25 Oct 2004, 06:45
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# Sales of United States manufactured goods to

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