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## the infant mortality rate

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the infant mortality rate Sat Jul 28, 2012 3:18 am
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why option D is wrong?
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Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:56 pm
I am not an expert but just taking a shot.

D is more wordy and also the subject i.e. rate does not need to be repeated as in D.

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Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:56 am
Two things here Parallelism and Ellipsis

B is good.

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Sun Jul 29, 2012 4:01 am
D is wordier than B.

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