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    more than half / more than twice as many

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to express your opinion regarding the following statement?

    "China Leads US Golds By More Than Half" is not the same as saying "China has more than twice as many Golds as does the US".

    Thank you for your efforts.

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    V.

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    Re: more than half / more than twice as many

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to express your opinion regarding the following statement?

    "China Leads US Golds By More Than Half" is not the same as saying "China has more than twice as many Golds as does the US".

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    More than half = More than 50% more., More than twice as many = more than 100% more. So, no they do not mean the same.

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