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Since 1991, the percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreas

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Since 1991, the percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime increases by 46 percent.


A. percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime increases by

B. percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the percent of women arrested for the same crime increases by

C. number of men arrested for aggravated assault has decreased by 9.5 percent while the number of women arrested for the same crime has increased by

D. number of men arrested for aggravated assault decreased by 9.5 percent as compared to the number of women arrested for the same crime which increased by

E. amount of men arrested for aggravated assault has decreased by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime has increased by

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Originally posted by Sreyoshi007 on 29 Sep 2018, 03:56.
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A. percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime increases by Redundant Also "amount" is wrong
B. percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the percent of women arrested for the same crime increases by Redundant
C. number of men arrested for aggravated assault has decreased by 9.5 percent while the number of women arrested for the same crime has increased by
D. number of men arrested for aggravated assault decreased by 9.5 percent as compared to the number of women arrested for the same crime which increased by Not parallel
E. amount of men arrested for aggravated assault has decreased by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime has increased by
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Re: Since 1991, the percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreas  [#permalink]

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Since 1991, the percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime increases by 46 percent.

A. percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime increases by
B. percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the percent of women arrested for the same crime increases by
C. number of men arrested for aggravated assault has decreased by 9.5 percent while the number of women arrested for the same crime has increased by
D. number of men arrested for aggravated assault decreased by 9.5 percent as compared to the number of women arrested for the same crime which increased by
E. amount of men arrested for aggravated assault has decreased by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime has increased by


+1 for C.

Because of 'Since 1991...' we need perfect tense so options A, B and D are out.
Option E incorrectly uses 'amount' for a countable noun. Hence, option C is the right choice.
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Since 1991, the percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime increases by 46 percent.

+1 for C.

A. percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime increases by
B. percent of men arrested for aggravated assault decreases by 9.5 percent while the percent of women arrested for the same crime increases by
C. number of men arrested for aggravated assault has decreased by 9.5 percent while the number of women arrested for the same crime has increased by
D. number of men arrested for aggravated assault decreased by 9.5 percent as compared to the number of women arrested for the same crime which increased by
E. amount of men arrested for aggravated assault has decreased by 9.5 percent while the amount of women arrested for the same crime has increased by
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