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Premise : The number of sea otters has declined.
Premise: The sea lions and seals are affected by pollution related disease Conclusion: Otters are also affected by the disease and that's the reason of decline in numbers A states that as there is scarcity of sea lions and seals, the whales are preying the otters. which weakens the reasoning.
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this was an easy A...
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A seems the best..
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A is the only one which closely weakens the QS.
In C...it can be talking about another region around Pacific coast.
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Hi i disagree with option (a). It states that whales would usually eat the seals, but when this source gets scarce they move to other sources - we can not assume that they'll eat otters.
The otters' population might actually be affected by pollution like the seals and this argument does not weaken that. "Other sources" may or may not be otters.
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Re: In the late 1980 s, the population of sea otters in the [
06 Aug 2012, 20:24
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Re: In the late 1980 s, the population of sea otters in the
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