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Re: Advertisement: The world s best coffee beans come from [#permalink] New post 07 Mar 2013, 01:36
I picked C.
The flaw is lied on the statistic. Buying more coffee beans does not mean having more beans in the blend per cup. If Kreemo sells more coffee cups, the amount of coffee beans in the blend per cup will be reduced. Hence, C is correct.
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Re: CR - Blend it well [#permalink] New post 16 Mar 2013, 07:17
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Hey All,

Everybody seems to be on the right track with this one, but I wanted to respond to a few complaints. This is a VERY realistic GMAT question. There are no ambiguous answers. The problem is only if you spend too much time writing stories in your head, in which case, any answer choice can begin to look good. This argument says they buy the most Colombian beans, but think of it this way:

If I buy 10 beans and you only buy one bean, it may look like I must have the best coffee.

But if you only sell one cup of coffee, your one bean means the overall quality of your coffee is super excellent.
If I then sell 10,000 cups of coffee, splitting my ten beans between them, the overall quality of my coffee is super poor.

This is why the answer is what it is. Don't get into thought processes involving the history of the company, why people buy their coffee, what effect technology may have...ANYTHING that isn't in the passage itself. Keep in mind that this question asks you weaken THE ARGUMENT, not THE CONCLUSION, so you won't be bringing in any new information.

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thanks for the explanation.First i went for A.Your explanation cleared my concept
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Re: Advertisement: The world s best coffee beans come from [#permalink] New post 18 Mar 2013, 00:30
I chose C because the passage said that The more Colombian beans in a blend of coffee, the better the blend and claim that no company purchases more Colombian beans than Kreemo Coffee and ask for flawed in the argument in the advertisement.

It's possible for another brands of coffee to have more Colombian bean than Kreemo because if they sell less coffee they won't need to buy the coffee as much as Kreemo to achieve more Colombian ratio in the blend.
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