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In 1973 mortgage payments represented twenty-one percent of an average thirty-year-old male’s income; and forty-four percent in 1984. 
(A) income; and forty-four percent in 1984 
(B) income; in 1984 the figure was forty-four percent 
(C) income, and in 1984 forty-four percent 
(D) income, forty-four percent in 1984 was the figure 
(E) income that rose to forty-four percent in 1984

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It is a comparison question.
We have to compare percentage of one's income to percentage to one's income. Only answer choice (B) does that.
answered Mar 2, 2016 by Associate (143 points)
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