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According to a study by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, companies in the United States are providing job training and general education for nearly eight million people, about equivalent to the enrollment of the nation’s four-year colleges and universities.
(A) equivalent to the enrollment of
(B) the equivalent of those enrolled in
(C) equal to those who are enrolled in
(D) as many as the enrollment of
(E) as many as are enrolled in

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Nadher Ouissi
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As many is right. In D and E, D compared a number to the enrollment. This isn't right. So E

A) comparison incorrect. 80 million ppl to enrollmet

B) compariosn incorrect. "Those" stands in for "those people enrolled..." This means that we're comparing a number of people (80 million people) to simply" people.

C) Same problem as B

D) Again, we're comparing a number of people to "enrollment." Changing the comparison marker to "as many as" doesn't fix this. 

answered Oct 22, 2015 by Beginner (23 points)
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