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Paying the Balance

ACTEN-4XPYIX

Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases. Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Money Management Skills for College Students

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

(12) The smart thing (most financially sound) to do is pay off your balance as soon as the bill comes due every month because then the APR won’t matter.

A

NO CHANGE

B

The smart most financially sound, thing to do is pay off your balance as soon as the bill comes due every month because then the APR won’t matter.

C

The smart, or most financially sound, thing to do is pay off your balance as soon as the bill comes due every month because then the APR won’t matter.

D

The smart, or most financially sound, thing to do is pay off your balance as soon as the bill comes due every month because than the APR won’t matter.