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Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2004, 09:05:17 PM »
I dunno I think its E as well. The other choice seem to support premises... This one is tough.

Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2004, 09:12:48 PM »
i pick A. all of the other sentences are premises, and the last sentence is a subsidiary conclusion(still a premise to the main conclusion).

Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2004, 09:16:16 PM »
yea .. now that i look back i think i would pick A also.

Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2004, 09:19:10 PM »
look at the first few words of all the other sentences, "The reason for this is", "To see this", those are all phrases that introduce a premise.

this question is just made to throw people off because the conclusion is the first sentence when most people dont expect it to be there. also, the "thus" is a way to catch lazy people who think that just because it is a trigger word for introducing a conclusion that it is the main conclusion when in fact it is only a subsidiary one.

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Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2004, 09:19:31 PM »
i pick A. all of the other sentences are premises, and the last sentence is a subsidiary conclusion(still a premise to the main conclusion).

 Agreed.

Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2004, 09:32:42 PM »
Ha!  ;D


uh oh, does that mean i fell for some stupid trap and got this one wrong? 

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Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2004, 09:37:15 PM »
C

Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2004, 09:44:11 PM »
B

Re: LR - find the conclusion
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2004, 09:48:01 PM »
so, whats the right answer?