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# so ..as to be again

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Intern
Joined: 09 Oct 2006
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so ..as to be again [#permalink]

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06 Dec 2006, 06:03
Students in the metropolitan school district lack math skills to such a large degree as to make it difficult to absorb them into a city economy becoming more dependent on information-based industries.

a. same
b. lack math skills to a large enough degree that they will be difficult to absorb into a city's economy that becomes
c. lack of math skills is so large as to be difficult to absorb them into a city's economy that becomes
d. are lacking so much in math skills as to be difficult to abbsorb into a city's economy becoming
e. are so lacking in math skills that it will be difficult to absorb them into a city economy becoming

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Director
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06 Dec 2006, 06:12
I choose E....

so...that.....

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06 Dec 2006, 07:50
this is a PowerPrep question. answer is E.

such ...as to be/do is wrong, coz there is no such thing.

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Schools: Stanford, Chicago Booth, Babson College

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06 Dec 2006, 08:50
E for clarity..

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06 Dec 2006, 09:18
One more E.

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06 Dec 2006, 19:32
Why not d: "so ...as to be ..."?

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06 Dec 2006, 19:40
the meaning of D has problems.

it is saying "the students are difficult to absorb" read it, it is not as good as E is. Also generally, so ... as to... is worse than so... that.. in SC.

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06 Dec 2006, 19:40
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