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Women generally do not receive lower pay for doing precisely

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Women generally do not receive lower pay for doing precisely the same work as men. Rather, regardless of their skills, women have disproportionately high representation in jobs traditionally paying lower wages. If Jobs paid according to the skills and education required by them, this de facto segregation would not exist.

If the statements above are true, which of the following is most likely to be true?

(A)Some jobs performed by more men than women pay higher wages than jobs requiring comparable skills, but performed by more women than men.
(B)Regardless of sex or occupation, a person should be paid an amount sufficient to support his or her household.
(C)As men enter a field, earnings tend to rise, not only for men but also for the women in the field.
(D) Little percentage gain has occured in the number of women holding jobs traditionally held by men.
(E)Generally accepted methods are available for evaluating the level of skill required in, and hence the appropriate pay for, any job traditionally held by women.

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I believe E is correct because E is the assumption made by the author. If the argument holds good then the assumption must hold good.

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New post 01 Jun 2004, 11:06
I will go with A.
It appears to me that A summarizes the statements above

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New post 02 Jun 2004, 05:26
if methods are " generally accepted" then every body follows it and wages for women would not be low.

so E is countouring the assumption.

I think A is most likely choice for this question.

it also bases on assumption "high waging jobs have high proprtion of men than women" which is not specified in this CR.

But i am not sure.

All remaining choices are out of scope

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It has to be (E), no doubt sentence talks about more women, but it doesn't say anything about more men, so (A) is not correct.
Also apply the rule of negation on (E), and you will see if the (E) is false then author's argument will loose ground. If there are no means to measure the level of skill then you cannot pay according to the skills.

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The methods are not generally acceptable

that's why Jobs are not paid according to the skills and education required.

so we can not assume that generally acceptable methods are available.

even by negation, i think this choice will be more likely to weaken the argument.

what is OA?

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New post 03 Jun 2004, 16:58
i will also go choice E .....
i m curious to know OA ....

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