[Grammar] in the same way as (how) I ...

ansonguy

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I am going to make up two sentences below.

(1) Most of my classmates are analyzing the difficult math problem in the same way as how I am seeing it.

(2) Most of my classmates are analyzing the difficult math problem in the same way as I am seeing it.

I have put "how" in (1) and left it out from (2). Is it OK either to include or omit "how" from the sentence? Thanks a lot.
 

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It's better without 'how'.
 

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I would change the verb tense in sentence #1 and keep the "how".

(1) Most of my classmates are analyzing the difficult math problem in the same way as how I see it.

I would change the verb tense in sentence #2 as well.


(2) Most of my classmates are analyzing the difficult math problem in the same way as I see it.

These two sentences are now both correct in my opinion. There is a difference in meaning when you add "how" to the sentence.

In the first sentence, those students are taking the same approach to solving the problem as you are taking.

In the second sentence you are not trying to solve the question at all. You are just observing that several students are taking the same approach to the solution.

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I would change the verb tense in sentence #1 and keep the "how".
(1) Most of my classmates are analyzing the difficult math problem in the same way as how I see it.

This sentence does not look correct to me. How doesn't work there.
 
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