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The percentage of students with grade point averages higher than 3.0 in the English department is higher than the percentage in any other department. However, the percentage of students with grade point averages higher than 3.5 is highest in the Physics department.

If the statements above are true, which of the following must also be true?

A. The percentage of students with grade point averages higher than 3.7 is higher in the Physics department than it is in the English department.

B. The English department has the second highest percentage of students with grade point averages higher than 3.5.

C. Some students in the English department have grade point averages higher than 3.0 but lower than 3.5.

D. The English department has more total students than does the Physics department.

E. The average grade point average of the Physics department is higher than the average grade point average of the English department.

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The percentage of students with grade point averages higher than 3.0 in the English department is higher than the percentage in any other department. However, the percentage of students with grade point averages higher than 3.5 is highest in the Physics department.

If the statements above are true, which of the following must also be true?

A. The percentage of students with grade point averages higher than 3.7 is higher in the Physics department than it is in the English department.
Not necessary.

B. The English department has the second highest percentage of students with grade point averages higher than 3.5.
No true,there may be another department with respective data that lies between english and physics.

C. Some students in the English department have grade point averages higher than 3.0 but lower than 3.5.
Correct for a must be true question.

D. The English department has more total students than does the Physics department.
May not be true.

E. The average grade point average of the Physics department is higher than the average grade point average of the English department.
grade point is out of scope.
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