Wind resistance created by opening windows while driving : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
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# Wind resistance created by opening windows while driving

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Wind resistance created by opening windows while driving results in a fuel penalty as great or greater than is incurred by using air conditioning.

A. as great or greater than is incurred by using air conditioning
B. that is as great or greater than is incurred using air conditioning
C. as great as or greater than that of using air conditioning
D. at least as great as air conditioning’s
E. at least as great as that incurred by using air conditioning
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24 Dec 2011, 17:00
Eliminate A & B. As X as Y.
Eliminate C: Using "of" is incorrect: the fuel penalty of using air conditioning makes no sense.
Eliminate D because the possessive form implies that the fuel penalty belongs to the air-conditioning.
Hence, E.
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