Some 70 percent of consumers polled at an upscale supermarket said that they did not care for the taste of Apex toothpaste. Nonetheless, sales of Apex accounted for a full 75 percent of toothpaste sold at that supermarket. The conclusion that at least 75 percent of shoppers buying toothpaste did in fact enjoy the taste of Apex toothpaste
relies on the assumption that ___________________.
Which of the following best completes the passage?
A)most of the shoppers polled did not make any toothpaste purchases that day.
B)most shoppers who bought Apex did so because of its proven efficacy in fighting tooth decay.
C)nearly every shopper who bought Apex did so because he or she did not like its taste.
D)a large number of shoppers polled were dental professionals.
E)shoppers will not buy a certain brand of toothpaste if they do not care for its taste.
Answer has to be E, it directly fixes the assumption required for bold sentence to be correct - note that question doesn't utilizes the first two sentences.
"Argument : If you love long trips, you love the GMAT.
Conclusion : GMAT is long journey.
What does the author assume ?
Assumption : A long journey is a long trip. "
^^^ this reasoning is clearly wrong.
Let's assume LJ = LT so, the argument would be: If you love LJ, you love the GMAT. however this argument in no way implies that GMAT is long journey.
what you need to assume is "you love ONLY long journey"; this assumption if added to argument correctly concludes that GMAT is long journey.
" Some are desperate for success, and therefore destined for it."