No one in the French department to which Professor
Alban belongs is allowed to teach more than one
introductory level class in any one term. Moreover,
the only language classes being taught next term are
advanced ones. So it is untrue that both of the French
classes Professor Alban will be teaching next term
will be introductory level classes.
The pattern of reasoning displayed in the argument
above is most closely paralleled by that in which one
of the following arguments?
(A) The Morrison Building will be fully occupied
by May and since if a building is occupied
by May the new tax rates apply to it, the
Morrison Building will be taxed according to
the new rates.
(B) The revised tax code does not apply at all to
buildings built before 1900, and only the
first section of the revised code applies to
buildings built between 1900 and 1920, so
the revised code does not apply to the Norton
Building, since it was built in 1873.
(C) All property on Overton Road will be
reassessed for tax purposes by the end of the
year and the Elnor Company headquarters is
on Overton Road, so Elnorâ€™s property taxes
will be higher next year.
(D) New buildings that include public space are
exempt from city taxes for two years and all
new buildings in the cityâ€™s Alton district are
exempt for five years, so the building with
the large public space that was recently
completed in Alton will not be subject to city
taxes next year.
(E) Since according to recent statute, a building
that is exempt from property taxes is charged
for city water at a special rate, and hospitals
are exempt from property taxes, Founderâ€™s
Hospital will be charged for city water at the
â€œIf money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.â€