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# This was the 2nd Q on my gmat prep. It was a stupid mistake

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Joined: 12 Jul 2007
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This was the 2nd Q on my gmat prep. It was a stupid mistake [#permalink]

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15 Oct 2007, 07:14
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This was the 2nd Q on my gmat prep. It was a stupid mistake that I did, but it hasn't been discussed so:

According to a 1996 study published in the Journal of Human resources, Americans of middle eastern descent were twice as likely as was the national average to be self-employed.

a. as was the national average to be self-employed
b. as the average american to be self-employed
c. as the national average that they would be self-employed
d. to be self-employed than was the average American
e. that they would be self-employed than was the national average.

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Joined: 10 Sep 2007
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15 Oct 2007, 10:18
"B" corrects comparison

d and e are out because of inproper Idiom use.

C is out because of comparison issues.

A is out because awkwardness

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15 Oct 2007, 10:18
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