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# Companies O and P each have the same number of employees who

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Companies O and P each have the same number of employees who work the same number of hours per week. According to records maintained by each company, the employees of Company O had fewer job-related accidents last year than did the employees of Company P.

Therefore, employees of Company O are less likely to have job-related accidents than are employees of Company P.

1- 156. Which of the following, if true, would most strengthen the conclusion above?

(A) Company P manufactures products that are more hazardous for workers to produce than
does Company O.
(B) Company P holds more safety inspections than does Company O.
(C) Company P maintains a more modern infirmary than does Company O.
(D) Company O paid more for new job-related medical claims than did Company P.
(E) Company P provides more types of health-care benefits than does Company O.
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26 May 2006, 21:31
i chose b
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27 May 2006, 00:21
A it is

B weakens rather than strengthens the conclusion.
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27 May 2006, 06:46
The only option that gives more reason to believe the conclusion is A.

All others B,C,D refutes
E is not directly related
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29 May 2006, 22:46
Clear Choice A.

C/E out of scope.
B/D weaken the conclusion
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29 May 2006, 22:50
(A) Company P manufactures products that are more hazardous for workers to produce than does Company O.
(B) weakens the conclusion
(C) not important
(D) not important
(E) not important

A is the best choice.
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29 May 2006, 23:22
yepp, A it is
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29 May 2006, 23:23
Agree
29 May 2006, 23:23
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