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25 Oct 2011, 10:27
I picked A...in order for the extreme words in the conclusion to be true we need the assumption stated in option A.

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25 Oct 2011, 12:37
IMO: A what is the OA?

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25 Oct 2011, 21:32
Chose E:( but agree with A

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15 Dec 2011, 04:05
A is the best choice. E is truly out of scope
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23 Dec 2011, 04:57
Clearly A.

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23 Dec 2011, 05:23
It should be A...........can some please check the OA once again?
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26 Dec 2011, 07:26
I'll go with C

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08 Jan 2012, 00:20
i will go the C

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08 Jan 2012, 09:55
IMO C

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09 Jan 2012, 01:10
+1 for A.

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09 Jan 2012, 03:03
i choose A ,Dun tell me E is OA

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09 Jan 2012, 05:37
confused between E and A, though I remember from the OG that the OA is E
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09 Jan 2012, 09:06
+1 A
d negative of A disapproves the conclusion...
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20 Feb 2013, 20:20
bholakc wrote:
Advertisement: According to a recent research study, daily use of Fresh Start, a new toothpaste, reduces the risk of developing dental cavities by over 20 percent. In addition,as a result of a new formula, the use of Fresh Start results in whiter, healthier-looking teeth. Clearly, Fresh Start not only gives your teeth a beautiful look but also provides the most reliable protection against dental cavities.

Which of the following is an assumption in the argument above?
(A) No other toothpaste provides more reliable protection against dental cavities.
(B) Fresh Start's formula does a better job of whitening teeth than do competitor's formulas.
(C) People are just as interested in having beautiful teeth as they are in having healthy teeth.
(D) Fresh Start also prevents other dental disorders, such as gingivitis.
(E) Reliable protection against dental cavities, combined with excellent aesthetic properties, is likely to make Fresh Start a popular toothpaste on the market.

As quoted previously ,

P1: Fresh start --- Tooth paste --- reduces risk of DC by 20%

P2: Makes teeth whiter + healthier

C: Gives Beauty +Protection

Hence , A
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23 Feb 2013, 02:17
E makes more sense than C as it is a moderate answer
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25 Feb 2013, 23:01
Advertisement: According to a recent research study, daily use of Fresh Start, a new toothpaste, reduces the risk of developing dental cavities by over 20 percent. In addition,as a result of a new formula, the use of Fresh Start results in whiter, healthier-looking teeth. Clearly, Fresh Start not only gives your teeth a beautiful look but also provides the most reliable protection against dental cavities.

Which of the following is an assumption in the argument above?
(A) No other toothpaste provides more reliable protection against dental cavities.
(B) Fresh Start's formula does a better job of whitening teeth than do competitor's formulas.
(C) People are just as interested in having beautiful teeth as they are in having healthy teeth.
(D) Fresh Start also prevents other dental disorders, such as gingivitis.
(E) Reliable protection against dental cavities, combined with excellent aesthetic properties, is likely to make Fresh Start a popular toothpaste on the market.

this is really confusing,answer given in oa seems wrong also i had gone for b and not a ,please explain

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26 Feb 2013, 00:00
siddharth86 wrote:
Advertisement: According to a recent research study, daily use of Fresh Start, a new toothpaste, reduces the risk of developing dental cavities by over 20 percent. In addition,as a result of a new formula, the use of Fresh Start results in whiter, healthier-looking teeth. Clearly, Fresh Start not only gives your teeth a beautiful look but also provides the most reliable protection against dental cavities.

Which of the following is an assumption in the argument above?
(A) No other toothpaste provides more reliable protection against dental cavities.
(B) Fresh Start's formula does a better job of whitening teeth than do competitor's formulas.
(C) People are just as interested in having beautiful teeth as they are in having healthy teeth.
(D) Fresh Start also prevents other dental disorders, such as gingivitis.
(E) Reliable protection against dental cavities, combined with excellent aesthetic properties, is likely to make Fresh Start a popular toothpaste on the market.

this is really confusing,answer given in oa seems wrong also i had gone for b and not a ,please explain

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27 Feb 2013, 03:59
Advertisement: According to a recent research study, daily use of Fresh Start, a new toothpaste, reduces the risk of developing dental cavities by over 20 percent. In addition,as a result of a new formula, the use of Fresh Start results in whiter, healthier-looking teeth. Clearly, Fresh Start not only gives your teeth a beautiful look but also provides the most reliable protection against dental cavities.

Which of the following is an assumption in the argument above?
(A) No other toothpaste provides more reliable protection against dental cavities. If we negate this, conclusion will fall apart. Therefore, Correct
(B) Fresh Start's formula does a better job of whitening teeth than do competitor's formulas.OFS. NO effect on Conclusion
(C) People are just as interested in having beautiful teeth as they are in having healthy teeth. OFS. NO effect on Conclusion
(D) Fresh Start also prevents other dental disorders, such as gingivitis. OFS. NO effect on Conclusion
(E) Reliable protection against dental cavities, combined with excellent aesthetic properties, is likely to make Fresh Start a popular toothpaste on the market.Iswat. NO effect on Conclusion

Conclusion: Fresh Start not only gives your teeth a beautiful look but also provides the most reliable protection against dental cavities.
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28 Feb 2013, 11:06
bholakc wrote:
Advertisement: According to a recent research study, daily use of Fresh Start, a new toothpaste, reduces the risk of developing dental cavities by over 20 percent. In addition,as a result of a new formula, the use of Fresh Start results in whiter, healthier-looking teeth. Clearly, Fresh Start not only gives your teeth a beautiful look but also provides the most reliable protection against dental cavities.

Which of the following is an assumption in the argument above?
(A) No other toothpaste provides more reliable protection against dental cavities.
(B) Fresh Start's formula does a better job of whitening teeth than do competitor's formulas.
(C) People are just as interested in having beautiful teeth as they are in having healthy teeth.
(D) Fresh Start also prevents other dental disorders, such as gingivitis.
(E) Reliable protection against dental cavities, combined with excellent aesthetic properties, is likely to make Fresh Start a popular toothpaste on the market.

As repeated numerous times on the various threads..kindly post the OA with the questions..its not that difficult to post the answers

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13 Jan 2014, 06:55
why is A an assumption when its clearly mentioned in last line. am i missing anything?
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