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A leading cement manufacturer has been having problems

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Re: CR: Cement Manufacturer [#permalink] New post 28 Oct 2009, 20:05
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C is the best answer since it clearly weakens that the system cannot be upgraded any hence cannot be implemented. So the companys would not be completed with this plan.

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Re: CR: Cement Manufacturer [#permalink] New post 12 Mar 2012, 02:58
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I did not do the math but only D made sense to me. A and C are contradictory to the stimulus. B is out of scope and E again modifies the stimulus but does not weaken/strengthen.

Expanded operations and processing times are exceeding the original time window

Plans to install a new system 5 times faster.

need to prove that this will not help

So if the increase is multiplying every month for the past 18 months, it is possible that he will still have problems after the new install.


Is it reasonable to assume that profits surely go up?
I go with answer choice C
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Re: A leading cement manufacturer has been having problems [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2012, 02:57
C in my opinion rest doesnt stands
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Re: A leading cement manufacturer has been having problems [#permalink] New post 15 Mar 2012, 15:19
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Hmm, this one has given rise to quite a few comments over the years, but I will try my best to put this one to rest :). Unlike many other questions, I do not think this one is tricky.

Basically, the conclusion is that because the new platform will run 5 times faster than the old one, the new platform will solve the company's problems.

We are looking to WEAKEN this conclusion. (C) basically says that the new platform will not work. Therefore the new platform could not possibly solve any of the company's problems.

For instance, if I told you that my super new computer chip can make your computer run 5x faster, but it turns out the chip doesn't work on your computer, then so much for 5x faster.

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