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In the design process, functionality is as important as originality is, and this concept is being taught by design schools throughout the world.

A. as originality is, and this concept is being taught by design schools throughout the world

B. as originality is, and throughout the world, this concept is being taught by design schools

C. as originality, and design schools teach this concept throughout the world

D. as originality is, and throughout the world design schools teach this concept

E. than originality is, and throughout the world design schools teach this concept

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by deloitte247 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:32 am

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OPTION A - INCORRECT
Being taught is incorrect as it means that the concept was taught in past and not in present.

OPTION B - INCORRECT
This also has the same reason with option A due to the use of "being taught". Moreover, the use of commas create a run-on. This, it is incorrect

OPTION C - CORRECT
This option has the best comparison that is flawless and the position of the punctuation mark is well placed. It 's therefore the correct answer,

OPTION D - INCORRECT
"Throughout the world" modifies schools. Meanwhile, "Throughout the world" should modify TEACH. Reason for it being incorrect.

OPTION E - INCORRECT
Correct comparison structure is AS IMPORTANT AS rather than AS IMPORTANT THAN. Moreover, "Throughout the world" incorrectly modifies "schools" instead it should modify "TEACH". It is therefore wrong.

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