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# sales of cigarettes fell ten percent. In contrast, in the

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28 Sep 2008, 21:31
icandy wrote:

Why are you looking at something that destroys/weakens the argument? This is an assumption Q and not weaken the Q.

I was negating the answer choice. When you negate an assumption upon which an argument is built, the argument falls apart.
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29 Sep 2008, 22:28
Do you have the OE?
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30 Sep 2008, 00:01
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the assumption is that the sales didnt drop because the price of the cigarettes went up instead of the tax

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