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    Exam results from students in mixed schools are better than...

    Is this correct:
    "Exam results from students in mixed schools are better than in single sex schools."

    Or does it need to be this:
    "Exam results from students in mixed schools are better than exam results from students in single sex schools."

    Could it also be:
    "Exam results from students in mixed schools are better than those in single sex schools."

    Thanks,
    Jonathan

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    Re: Exam results from students in mixed schools are better than...

    It needs to be the 2nd or 3rd of those three, though the 1st is widely used and understood. (In 3, 'those' is being made to do a lot, so some people might object.)

    Anyway, it's a strange assertion. You'd need to define 'better', and say precisely which sorts of exam result were being compared, before it made sense.

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    Re: Exam results from students in mixed schools are better than...

    I am not a teacher.

    I agree. In the third one I would prefer, 'than those obtained...'

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