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# The costs we have incurred to develop a smartphone application for our

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Can anyone explain this ?
Should A not be the correct answer ? The passage says that the company can cut its losses and focus on developing new products - for doing so they should have money which is what A points to precisely. Wheras in C, it talks about the number of developers which has not been a point if discussion in the entire passage and cannot be inferred without assumptions
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GMATGuruNY - curious on your thoughts. Is this really C ? I am surprised - i selected A straight because of the line by the CEO

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....To do this, we have to launch more products and .....

If the CEO is stating we have to launch more products...well unless the products are already prepared beforehand and just kept in an inventory same where - one can infer that these products have to be developed and then launches will begin.

Thus, not only the developers -- but anyone who reads the statement above in blue -- can safely assume -- there is some extra money in the bank to develop and then launch these products THAT the CEO wants us to launch.

Originally posted by jabhatta2 on 27 Dec 2021, 19:09.
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GMATGuruNY - C to me seemed wrong because per the below in purple - the CEO is referring to Qoop's development cost

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While Qoop expenses have been our largest product development cost, the cost should also be shared among the low costs of our other products

Option C on the other hand uses the word "financial resource"

Financial resource is a very broad term and in my view, includes a lot more than just product development cost. Financial resources includes ALL kinds of expeneses == development cost + marketing cost + indirect costs (cost incurred but not related to the product - rent / lawyers / day to day business operations like cost of domain name) ... .....

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Can anyone explain this ?
Should A not be the correct answer ? The passage says that the company can cut its losses and focus on developing new products - for doing so they should have money which is what A points to precisely. Wheras in C, it talks about the number of developers which has not been a point if discussion in the entire passage and cannot be inferred without assumptions

­This is Critical Reasoning. You do not have to select the correct answer. You have to select the best answer. Now, note that everything after not necessarily does not count because it can be true or can be false. It is there just to confuse you. So, ignore everything after not necessarily. Now, try this RC again.
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