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# The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable

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The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable baby carrier available today. The hard plastic exterior retains its shape despite minor impacts, protecting baby from the outside, while the thick interior “comfort pad” acts as a shock absorber inside. The interior design has been comfort-tested by thousands of infants, and the exterior handles have been designed with the arms and hands of caring parents in mind. Perhaps best of all, the Dear One Baby Carrier converts easily from an at-large carrier to a car seat, reducing the risk to baby posed by being shifted from one carrier to another.

Which of the following, if true, would most undermine the claim to safety made on behalf of the Dear One Baby Carrier?

An infant safety commission announces that most dropping accidents involving infants occur when a parent is the primary caretaker.
A survey conducted by a popular magazine reveals that a large number of parents are still not aware of the danger posed to infants by putting their carriers in the front seat.
A parents’ group endorses the Dear One Baby Carrier as the most convenient baby carrier to take on vacation.
A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier.
An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats.

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19 Feb 2013, 07:04
The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable baby carrier available today. The hard plastic exterior retains its shape despite minor impacts, protecting baby from the outside, while the thick interior “comfort pad” acts as a shock absorber inside. The interior design has been comfort-tested by thousands of infants, and the exterior handles have been designed with the arms and hands of caring parents in mind. Perhaps best of all, the Dear One Baby Carrier converts easily from an at-large carrier to a car seat, reducing the risk to baby posed by being shifted from one carrier to another.

Which of the following, if true, would most undermine the claim to safety made on behalf of the Dear One Baby Carrier?

An infant safety commission announces that most dropping accidents involving infants occur when a parent is the primary caretaker.
A survey conducted by a popular magazine reveals that a large number of parents are still not aware of the danger posed to infants by putting their carriers in the front seat.
A parents’ group endorses the Dear One Baby Carrier as the most convenient baby carrier to take on vacation.
A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier.
An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats.

Claim by the company--> The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable baby carrier available today
Option D-"danger of suffocation" label clearly attacks this claim , So option D should be the answer

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19 Feb 2013, 07:54
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The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable baby carrier available today. The hard plastic exterior retains its shape despite minor impacts, protecting baby from the outside, while the thick interior “comfort pad” acts as a shock absorber inside. The interior design has been comfort-tested by thousands of infants, and the exterior handles have been designed with the arms and hands of caring parents in mind. Perhaps best of all, the Dear One Baby Carrier converts easily from an at-large carrier to a car seat, reducing the risk to baby posed by being shifted from one carrier to another.

Which of the following, if true, would most undermine the claim to safety made on behalf of the Dear One Baby Carrier?

An infant safety commission announces that most dropping accidents involving infants occur when a parent is the primary caretaker.
A survey conducted by a popular magazine reveals that a large number of parents are still not aware of the danger posed to infants by putting their carriers in the front seat.
A parents’ group endorses the Dear One Baby Carrier as the most convenient baby carrier to take on vacation.
A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier.
An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats.

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Between option D and E,

I feel that Option D is just a warning message. The warning does not undermine the conclusion that Dear One is the safest carrier available.

IMO :- Option E is the correct answer.
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19 Feb 2013, 11:03
Archit143 wrote:
The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable baby carrier available today. The hard plastic exterior retains its shape despite minor impacts, protecting baby from the outside, while the thick interior “comfort pad” acts as a shock absorber inside. The interior design has been comfort-tested by thousands of infants, and the exterior handles have been designed with the arms and hands of caring parents in mind. Perhaps best of all, the Dear One Baby Carrier converts easily from an at-large carrier to a car seat, reducing the risk to baby posed by being shifted from one carrier to another.

Which of the following, if true, would most undermine the claim to safety made on behalf of the Dear One Baby Carrier?

An infant safety commission announces that most dropping accidents involving infants occur when a parent is the primary caretaker.
A survey conducted by a popular magazine reveals that a large number of parents are still not aware of the danger posed to infants by putting their carriers in the front seat.
A parents’ group endorses the Dear One Baby Carrier as the most convenient baby carrier to take on vacation.
A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier.
An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats.

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I think option E is the correct answer. Because it directly contradicts the claim made in the manufacturer.
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20 Feb 2013, 00:30
I have posted the OA....Pls explain why do not you consider D as the correct answer.
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20 Feb 2013, 01:25
Archit143 wrote:
The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable baby carrier available today. The hard plastic exterior retains its shape despite minor impacts, protecting baby from the outside, while the thick interior “comfort pad” acts as a shock absorber inside. The interior design has been comfort-tested by thousands of infants, and the exterior handles have been designed with the arms and hands of caring parents in mind. Perhaps best of all, the Dear One Baby Carrier converts easily from an at-large carrier to a car seat, reducing the risk to baby posed by being shifted from one carrier to another.

Which of the following, if true, would most undermine the claim to safety made on behalf of the Dear One Baby Carrier?

An infant safety commission announces that most dropping accidents involving infants occur when a parent is the primary caretaker.
A survey conducted by a popular magazine reveals that a large number of parents are still not aware of the danger posed to infants by putting their carriers in the front seat.
A parents’ group endorses the Dear One Baby Carrier as the most convenient baby carrier to take on vacation.
A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier.
An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats.

CHOICE E, An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats, directly undermines the statement made by the company that the baby carrier would work as a car seat and would reduce the overall risk. The pediatrician's statement suggests that after conversion to car seat, the child is at a larger risk.

CHOICE D, A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier, subtly provides the user with information which can be used to keep the baby safe.

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20 Feb 2013, 01:33
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Archit143 wrote:
The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable baby carrier available today. The hard plastic exterior retains its shape despite minor impacts, protecting baby from the outside, while the thick interior “comfort pad” acts as a shock absorber inside. The interior design has been comfort-tested by thousands of infants, and the exterior handles have been designed with the arms and hands of caring parents in mind. Perhaps best of all, the Dear One Baby Carrier converts easily from an at-large carrier to a car seat, reducing the risk to baby posed by being shifted from one carrier to another.

Which of the following, if true, would most undermine the claim to safety made on behalf of the Dear One Baby Carrier?

An infant safety commission announces that most dropping accidents involving infants occur when a parent is the primary caretaker.
A survey conducted by a popular magazine reveals that a large number of parents are still not aware of the danger posed to infants by putting their carriers in the front seat.
A parents’ group endorses the Dear One Baby Carrier as the most convenient baby carrier to take on vacation.
A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier.
An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats.

CHOICE E, An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats, directly undermines the statement made by the company that the baby carrier would work as a car seat and would reduce the overall risk. The pediatrician's statement suggests that after conversion to car seat, the child is at a larger risk.

CHOICE D, A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier, subtly provides the user with information which can be used to keep the baby safe.

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There are three ways discussed in which the carrier protects the baby , hence undermining anyone would do the job....Even Option E just undermines only the car seat part. but when you focus on Option D it clearly states the negative aspect present in the product. Hence can be very well considered as weakening answers.....

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05 Mar 2013, 02:56
Archit143 wrote:
UmangMathur wrote:
Archit143 wrote:
The Dear One Baby Carrier is the safest and most comfortable baby carrier available today. The hard plastic exterior retains its shape despite minor impacts, protecting baby from the outside, while the thick interior “comfort pad” acts as a shock absorber inside. The interior design has been comfort-tested by thousands of infants, and the exterior handles have been designed with the arms and hands of caring parents in mind. Perhaps best of all, the Dear One Baby Carrier converts easily from an at-large carrier to a car seat, reducing the risk to baby posed by being shifted from one carrier to another.

Which of the following, if true, would most undermine the claim to safety made on behalf of the Dear One Baby Carrier?

An infant safety commission announces that most dropping accidents involving infants occur when a parent is the primary caretaker.
A survey conducted by a popular magazine reveals that a large number of parents are still not aware of the danger posed to infants by putting their carriers in the front seat.
A parents’ group endorses the Dear One Baby Carrier as the most convenient baby carrier to take on vacation.
A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier.
An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats.

CHOICE E, An article written by a pediatrician states that at-large baby carriers do not safely double as car seats, directly undermines the statement made by the company that the baby carrier would work as a car seat and would reduce the overall risk. The pediatrician's statement suggests that after conversion to car seat, the child is at a larger risk.

CHOICE D, A manufacturer adds a “danger of suffocation” label to the bedding used for the interior of the Dear One Baby Carrier, subtly provides the user with information which can be used to keep the baby safe.

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There are three ways discussed in which the carrier protects the baby , hence undermining anyone would do the job....Even Option E just undermines only the car seat part. but when you focus on Option D it clearly states the negative aspect present in the product. Hence can be very well considered as weakening answers.....

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Consider the following from the question

the thick interior “comfort pad” acts as a shock absorber inside. - The interior pad states, only comfort and not anything on security

The interior design has been comfort-tested by thousands of infants - Once again the interior design talks of comfort test - Nothing on safety.

best of all, the Dear One Baby Carrier converts easily from an at-large carrier to a car seat, reducing the risk to baby posed by being shifted from one carrier to another. - The author states that the BEST of all is the conversion from an at-large carrier to a car seat and what all risks it eliminates. Choice E would directly negate the biggest positive point of the product.

I guess, had choice E not been there, D would have been the answer, but in this case, E comes out to be the best choice.

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05 Mar 2013, 03:21
The most important skill that will help in CR is pre-thinking. Reasoning and pre-thinking skills can be improved by "proper" practice.

There could be multiple ways to weaken the given argument. The below kind of reasoning should come to our mind in pre-thinking.

1. The new material can be allergic to certain skin types. Then it cannot be said to be safe for all kids.
2. the new material can become brittle on long exposure to sunlight. This feature might ve not been tested in manufacturing phase and hence it is not safe as the material becomes brittle.

Now going thro' the options we can see that the option E, which says that the USP of converting to Car Seat compromises on Safety.
Hence E weakens the argument.
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05 Mar 2013, 10:47
I am not sure of the answer. My first impression was D but reading all the arguments i think i kind of agree that E is the correct answer. Just wanted to ask " the comments from the company is rather a firm indication of any problem " than the pedestrian. This whole idea made me think of D. Is this understanding wrong ?
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06 Mar 2013, 01:28
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I am not sure of the answer. My first impression was D but reading all the arguments i think i kind of agree that E is the correct answer. Just wanted to ask " the comments from the company is rather a firm indication of any problem " than the pedestrian. This whole idea made me think of D. Is this understanding wrong ?

What you are thinking is correct, but what weakens the Choice D is that, we need to consider lot many points and need to put efforts to defend it. Moreover, no where has the company suggested that the interior part is for safety, they have only boasted of it as a part of comfort.

Where as E is directly negating the biggest positive point of the product.

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