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# The local university recently hired a new soccer coach.

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The local university recently hired a new soccer coach. Although she has several years' worth
of coaching experience and is a diligent student of the game, she was never a member of a
collegiate soccer team. For this reason, the new coach will be unable to build a successful
program.

The argument above is based on which of the following assumptions?

(A) The local university should have hired a former collegiate soccer player as its new coach.
(B) Coaching experience is one of the most crucial factors for coaching success.
(C) The,previous coach at the university was dismissed due to her lack of success,
(D) To build a successful soccer program as a coach,one must be a former collegiate soccer player.
(E) The university does not plan to provide the new coach with the resources necessary to build a successful program.
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02 Sep 2011, 11:47
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23 Mar 2017, 06:17
This is clearly a sub-600 question.
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24 Mar 2017, 11:42
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The local university recently hired a new soccer coach. Although she has several years' worth
of coaching experience and is a diligent student of the game, she was never a member of a
collegiate soccer team. For this reason, the new coach will be unable to build a successful
program.
point -
"the new coach will be unable to build a successful program."
why?

-"she was never a member of a collegiate soccer team"
assumption- needs to be a member of collegiate soccer team to build a successful program.
Clear D.

The argument above is based on which of the following assumptions?

(A) The local university should have hired a former collegiate soccer player as its new coach.
(B) Coaching experience is one of the most crucial factors for coaching success.
(C) The,previous coach at the university was dismissed due to her lack of success,
(D) To build a successful soccer program as a coach,one must be a former collegiate soccer player.
(E) The university does not plan to provide the new coach with the resources necessary to build a successful program.
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