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Sales campaigns aimed at the faltering personal computer market have strongly emphasized ease of use, called user-friendliness. This emphasis is oddly premature and irrelevant in the eyes of most potential buyers, who are trying to address the logically prior issue of whether______


(A) user-friendliness also implies that owners can service their own computers

(B) personal computers cost more the more user-friendly they are

(C) currently available models are user-friendly enough to suit them

(D) the people promoting personal computers use them in their own homes

(E) they have enough sensible uses for a personal computer to justify the expense of buying one

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Sales campaigns aimed at the faltering personal computer market have strongly emphasized ease of use, called user-friendliness. This emphasis is oddly premature and irrelevant in the eyes of most potential buyers, who are trying to address the logically prior issue of whether______

(A) user-friendliness also implies that owners can service their own computers if user friendliness is "irrelevant" then this should also be
(B) personal computers cost more the more user-friendly they are maybe?
(C) currently available models are user-friendly enough to suit them if user friendliness is "irrelevant" then this should also be
(D) the people promoting personal computers use them in their own homes irrelevant
(E) they have enough sensible uses for a personal computer to justify the expense of buying one maybe?

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i think E? Well since user-friendliness is not a "concern" then that to me means the users need to "use" it first and E seems to show that the potential buyers are still deciding whether to buy one or not. B is a maybe since it could show that the potential buyers just want something cheap and thus price is a lot more important the user friendliness if cost differs as user friendliness goes up.
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Between C and E. I go with E.

Not C again talks about user-friendliness. We need to find a logically prior issue...which is whether the computers are worth buying. C can be the next best choice:)
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Agree with "E"

If people don't need to use the computer at all, there is no concern with how easy the computer is to use.
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between b and e i chose b but oa is e
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between b and e i chose b but oa is e


Conclusion says that emphasis on user-friendly is irrelevant for consumers. Hence they don't care whether computers cost more the more user-friendly they are.
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Sales campaigns aimed at the faltering personal computer market have strongly emphasized ease of use, called user-friendliness. This emphasis is oddly premature and irrelevant in the eyes of most potential buyers, who are trying to address the logically prior issue of whether______


(A) user-friendliness also implies that owners can service their own computers

(B) personal computers cost more the more user-friendly they are

(C) currently available models are user-friendly enough to suit them

(D) the people promoting personal computers use them in their own homes

(E) they have enough sensible uses for a personal computer to justify the expense of buying one



Since the question stem tells us that emphasis on user-friendliness is premature we can eliminate any options that use this term or refers to it. Hence A-B-C are out.

Option D is irrelevant or out of scope as it talks about sales people using personal computers or not.

Option E correctly refers to the logical question of whether the personal customer has sensible uses or not.

Hence E is the correct answer.
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