Mayville Airport and Newcomb Airport have the same number of flight departures each day.
Mayville Airport experiences 26 departure delays per 100 flights, while Newcomb Airport
experiences 20 departure delays per 100 flights. When delays caused by bad weather are
disregarded, Mayville Airport has 5 fewer departure delays per 100 flights than Newcomb
Airport does. Which of the following conclusions is best supported by the information given
A) Bad weather causes a greater number of departure delays at Mayville Airport than at
b) On average, the weather at Mayville Airport is worse than it is at Newcomb Airport.
c) Mechanical problems cause a greater number of delays at Newcomb Airport than at
d) The fleet of airplanes leaving from Newcomb Airport is better equipped to handle inclement
weather than the fleet of airplanes leaving from Mayville Airport.
e) Mayville Airport experiences a greater number of arrival delays per 100 flights than
Newcomb Airport does.
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As this comes under must be true or proven question type we must able to point out or prove the answer from from the question so let's find out
As the question is comparing the two airports so by careful examination we can say that by not considering the climatic conditions the Mayville Airport has less number of delays than New comb Airport so climatic conditions make more delays in Mayville Airport than Newcomb Airport more delays so we must prove this.
A.This states that climate conditions are responsible for delays in Mayville airport so this must be out choice
B. The question does state about climatic conditions but did not say about how worse so eliminate this
C.mechanical problems are not mentioned in the question so eliminate this (we should remember in proven or must be true family questions that if anything not mentioned in the Passage is mentioned in choices then we should straight forward eliminate it .)
D.what ever Airports are better equipped to handle weather conditions ,the planes can be safe within the Airport but who know's what happened when they fly so eliminate this and we should also consider that we are not discusses about weather equipment in question so eliminate it.
e.As we are talking about the delays of departure not about the arrivals ,so eliminate it on this basics.
Hope it helps and clear.