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# The cost of the average computer logic device is falling at

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The cost of the average computer logic device is falling at the
rate of 25 percent per year, and the cost of the average computer
memory device at the rate of 40 percent per year. It can be concluded
that if these ratess of cost decline remain constant for a period of
three years, at the end of that time the cost of the average computer
memory device will have declined by a greater amount than the cost of
the average computer logic device.5.

Accurate information about which of the following would be most
useful in evaluating the correctness of the conclusion above?

(A) The number of logic devices and memory devices projected to be purchased during the next three years
(B) The actual prices charged for the average computer logic device
and the average computer memory device
(C) The compatibility of different manufacturers' logic devices and
memory devices
(D) The relative durability of logic devices and memory devices
(E) The average number of logic devices and memory devices needed for
an average computer system

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01 Apr 2004, 14:54
B here too. How can you tell without knowing the current costs?

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01 Apr 2004, 14:58
B here....We need to know the costs to compare...

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01 Apr 2004, 15:09
cbrf3 wrote:
A??

The amount projected will have no bearing on the actual price charged for each of the 2 components. B has to be right
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03 Apr 2004, 22:16
OA is B.

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