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A famous painter has recently won a lawsuit against a major food manufacturer for commissioning a graphic designer to design the packaging of its chocolate chip cookies in the painter's distinctive style. As a result of the lawsuit, manufacturers will stop asking graphic artists to copy distinctive painting styles. Therefore, the cost of package design will rise because employing the services of known artists cost more than those of graphic designer that imitate their style.

The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?

A. Most people are unable to distinguish a famous artist's illustration from that of a good graphic artist imitating the painter's style.
B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging.
C. The original version of some well-knows paintings are unavailable for use in packaging.
D. Manufacturers will continue to use graphic artists to imitate the artistic style of famous painters.
E. Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators.

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Conclusion: Cost of package design will increase because known artists cost more than graphic designer.

lets try this with assumption negation technique:



A. Most people are unable to distinguish a famous artist's illustration from that of a good graphic artist imitating the painter's style. No effect on the conclusion
B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging. If they don't need well-known painting styles, then they don't need the services of the artists also. Without this assumption, the conclusion fails. Correct Choice
C. The original version of some well-knows paintings are unavailable for use in packaging.No effect on the conclusion
D. Manufacturers will continue to use graphic artists to imitate the artistic style of famous painters.No effect on the conclusion
E. Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators. No effect on the conclusion
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Therefore, the cost of package design will rise because employing the services of known artists cost more than those of graphic designer that imitate their style
negation technique option B ; Manufacturers will not use well-known painting styles in their packaging
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A famous painter has recently won a lawsuit against a major food manufacturer for commissioning a graphic designer to design the packaging of its chocolate chip cookies in the painter's distinctive style. As a result of the lawsuit, manufacturers will stop asking graphic artists to copy distinctive painting styles. Therefore, the cost of package design will rise because employing the services of known artists cost more than those of graphic designer that imitate their style.

The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?

A. Most people are unable to distinguish a famous artist's illustration from that of a good graphic artist imitating the painter's style.
B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging.
C. The original version of some well-knows paintings are unavailable for use in packaging.
D. Manufacturers will continue to use graphic artists to imitate the artistic style of famous painters.
E. Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators.
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A famous painter has recently won a lawsuit against a major food manufacturer for commissioning a graphic designer to design the packaging of its chocolate chip cookies in the painter's distinctive style. As a result of the lawsuit, manufacturers will stop asking graphic artists to copy distinctive painting styles. Therefore, the cost of package design will rise because employing the services of known artists cost more than those of graphic designer that imitate their style.

conclusion: the cost of package design will rise

reason : employing the services of known artists cost more than those of graphic designer that imitate their style.

underlying assumptions:
1)now that manufacturers will prefer artists due to higher demand the cost will not reduce or stay the same!
2) manufacturers will not hire cheaper graphic designers who do not imitate other artist's style.

The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?

A. Most people are unable to distinguish a famous artist's illustration from that of a good graphic artist imitating the painter's style.- wrong!
B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging.- correct!
C. The original version of some well-knows paintings are unavailable for use in packaging.- wrong!
D. Manufacturers will continue to use graphic artists to imitate the artistic style of famous painters.-wrong!
E. Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators.-wrong!
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The right answer is option B.

Premise 1: Famous Painter (FP) won a lawsuit against a major food manufacturer that employed an imitator to copy FP's distinctive designs.
Intermediate conclusion: manufacturers will stop asking graphic artists to copy distinctive painting styles.
Premise 3: Employing the services of known artists costs more than those that imitate the designs of known artists.
Conclusion: The cost of package designs will rise.

Assumption: Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles for their packaging. When this assumption is negated, "manufacturers will not use well-known painting styles for their packaging", the conclusion falls apart. So option B has to be the answer.

A contender to option B is option E: Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators. Negating option E: Packaging using a famous painter's style sometimes sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators. This does not cause the conclusion to necessarily fall apart. Hence option E is not a necessary assumption of the argument.
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A famous painter has recently won a lawsuit against a major food manufacturer for commissioning a graphic designer to design the packaging of its chocolate chip cookies in the painter's distinctive style. As a result of the lawsuit, manufacturers will stop asking graphic artists to copy distinctive painting styles. Therefore, the cost of package design will rise because employing the services of known artists cost more than those of graphic designer that imitate their style.

The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?

A. Most people are unable to distinguish a famous artist's illustration from that of a good graphic artist imitating the painter's style.
B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging.
C. The original version of some well-knows paintings are unavailable for use in packaging.
D. Manufacturers will continue to use graphic artists to imitate the artistic style of famous painters.
E. Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators.


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[prem] A painter won a lawsuit against a manufacturer for designing a label with a style similar to the painter's;
[prem] Manufacturers will stop using graphic designers to copy distinctive styles;
[con] Therefore, packaging design costs will rise, because known artists are expensive.
[asum] Manufacturers will continue designing styles based on well known artists, rather than something else.

A. irrelevant;
C. irrelevant;
D. irrelevant;
E. irrelevant;

Answer (B): if manufacturers stopped using such styles, the conclusion would fall.
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B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging.....this is the assumption required to support the conclusion


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A. Most people are unable to distinguish a famous artist's illustration from that of a good graphic artist imitating the painter's style. - Out of scope

B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging. - Manufactures will continue to use famous painting style, therefore the cost of packaging design will increase.

C. The original version of some well-knows paintings are unavailable for use in packaging. - Out of scope, the argument did not mention about original version of well-knows paintings.

D. Manufacturers will continue to use graphic artists to imitate the artistic style of famous painters. - This assumption against the argument.

E. Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators. - Out of scope, the argument did not mention about using famous painter’s style to sell better.

So B is the answer
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the main point of the argument is distinctive style, which over here can be assumed to be "well known". something that distinguishes. therefore, unless manufacturers use well known styles, they can go for imitation and therefore, costs wont rise.
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Premise : Lawsuit restricts use of painter distinctive styles of designs by graphic designers on Packaging

Conclusion : Cost will increase since manufacturers have to approach the painters/artists directly, who are expensive.

Pre - Thinking : Why should the manufacturers choose painter's designs only? Why cant they use other normal designs

Option B captures the Pre-thinking succinctly that the manufacturers will use well-known painting styles only.

A & C are weakeners and gives us reasons not to choose painters styles. D restates the premise. E is a strengthener.

Therefore B is the Answer IMO
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I would go for C.
Only c talks about how manufacturing costs will go up because of using original design. Other options don’t talks about cost increase portion.
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Answer is C

A famous painter has recently won a lawsuit against a major food manufacturer for commissioning a graphic designer to design the packaging of its chocolate chip cookies in the painter's distinctive style. As a result of the lawsuit, manufacturers will stop asking graphic artists to copy distinctive painting styles. Therefore, the cost of package design will rise because employing the services of known artists cost more than those of graphic designer that imitate their style.

The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?

A. Most people are unable to distinguish a famous artist's illustration from that of a good graphic artist imitating the painter's style.
B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging.
C. The original version of some well-knows paintings are unavailable for use in packaging. -- if original version is not available then manufacturer have to expense more in designing and packaging style.
D. Manufacturers will continue to use graphic artists to imitate the artistic style of famous painters.
E. Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators.
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B Because if Manufacturers dont use well known painting styles then packaging cost will not increase.

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A famous painter has recently won a lawsuit against a major food manufacturer for commissioning a graphic designer to design the packaging of its chocolate chip cookies in the painter's distinctive style. As a result of the lawsuit, manufacturers will stop asking graphic artists to copy distinctive painting styles. Therefore, the cost of package design will rise because employing the services of known artists cost more than those of graphic designer that imitate their style.

The conclusion above is based on which of the following assumptions?

A. Most people are unable to distinguish a famous artist's illustration from that of a good graphic artist imitating the painter's style.
B. Manufacturers will use well-known painting styles in their packaging.
C. The original version of some well-knows paintings are unavailable for use in packaging.
D. Manufacturers will continue to use graphic artists to imitate the artistic style of famous painters.
E. Packaging using a famous painter's style usually sell better than packaging using the artistry of imitators.


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Correct Answer: B

The best answer is B. If choice E were not assumed, the costs of the services of the famous painters would not be said to affect packaging costs. Since packaging costs are, however, projected to rise because of the relatively high cost of famous painters’ services, choice E is assumed and is the best answer.
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