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01 Apr 2004, 07:11
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the number of young people who smoke. They know that cigarettes exist
and they know how to get them. They do not need the advertisements to
supply that information.
The above argument would be most weakened if which of the following
were true?
increase people's desire for that product.
part of the expenditures of the tobacco companies.
(D) Those who oppose cigarette use have advertised against it in the
mass media ever since cigarettes were found to be harmful.
(E) Older people tend to be less influenced by mass-media

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01 Apr 2004, 13:10
E.

If older people tend to be less influenced by mass-media advertisements than younger people tend to be, then it means that in the absence of advertisements, some young people will not be influenced and so will not smoke which will reduce the number of young people who smoke.

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02 Apr 2004, 19:49
I believe A is better than E for the following reason.

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