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A good meaning plus comparison question.

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A good meaning plus comparison question.

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Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canada’s thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany’s fifteen percent.

[A] Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college, compared with Canada’s thirty-five percent and Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany’s fifteen percent.

[B] Fifty-two percent of United States high school graduates go on to college; in Canada it is thirty-five percent and in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany it is fifteen percent.

[C] In the United States, Fifty-two percent of high school graduates go on to college, compared with thirty-five percent in Canada and fifteen percent in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany.

[D] The percentage of high school graduates in the United States who go on to college is fifty-two, compared with Canada’s thirty-five percent, Great Britain’s fifteen, Japan’s fifteen, and West Germany’s fifteen.

[E] The percentage of United States high school graduates going on to college is fifty-two, that in Canada is thirty-five, and that in Great Britain, Japan, and West Germany is fifteen.


The given OA is C.



Option E seems to be a lucrative option here, but is the wrong answer choice.

Review once.

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I feel E is wordy.
Choice C is the best option.

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