Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases https://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 23 Feb 2017, 23:11

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of

 post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Intern
Joined: 27 May 2010
Posts: 12
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 160 [0], given: 1

Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of [#permalink]

### Show Tags

02 Aug 2010, 19:48
00:00

Difficulty:

35% (medium)

Question Stats:

61% (01:37) correct 39% (00:46) wrong based on 23 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of which fail, the failure rate
for businesses in the Amish community hovers around 5 percent.
A. Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of which fail
B. Unlike mainstream American businesses, in which the failure rate is more than half
C. Unlike mainstream American businesses, where more than half of them fail
D. While the rate of mainstream American businesses failing is more than half
E. While more than half of mainstream American businesses fail
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
If you have any questions
you can ask an expert
New!
Retired Moderator
Status: I wish!
Joined: 21 May 2010
Posts: 788
Followers: 110

Kudos [?]: 431 [0], given: 33

Re: Can anyone help with this question [#permalink]

### Show Tags

03 Aug 2010, 05:52
The answer is E, because we are comparing "the failure rate".

A, B, and C distorts the meaning and are comparing "mainstream American businesses" to the "the failure rate for business" which is wrong. D is awkward and wordy!

In questions like "Unlike X, Y"
X and Y has to be parallel to each other.
_________________

http://drambedkarbooks.com/

Founder
Affiliations: AS - Gold, HH-Diamond
Joined: 04 Dec 2002
Posts: 14546
Location: United States (WA)
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
GPA: 3.5
Followers: 3784

Kudos [?]: 23602 [0], given: 4553

Re: Can anyone help with this question [#permalink]

### Show Tags

03 Aug 2010, 13:37
Here you go: american-businesses-80789.html

Discussed 4 days ago.....
_________________

Founder of GMAT Club

US News Rankings progression - last 10 years in a snapshot - New!
Just starting out with GMAT? Start here...
Need GMAT Book Recommendations? Best GMAT Books

Co-author of the GMAT Club tests

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Re: Can anyone help with this question   [#permalink] 03 Aug 2010, 13:37
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
7 Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of which fail 5 21 Apr 2016, 23:08
96 Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of 32 11 Jul 2009, 19:20
Q22: Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half 4 30 Aug 2008, 05:12
Q) Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of 5 21 Jun 2007, 15:02
Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of 5 12 Apr 2007, 17:49
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# Unlike mainstream American businesses, more than half of

 post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.