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A study at a company found that most meetings showed diminishing returns after 30 minutes, and little could be expect...
on September 17, 2019
Why is C correct? Why is A incorrect?
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on September 25, 2019
The conclusion of the stimulus is the last sentence. Itâ€™s important to note the conditional language in it. â€œâ€¦it needs to have a clear time frame and be no more than 30 minutes longâ€
This â€œneedsâ€ is introducing a necessary condition.
A) Converse, or mistaken reversal of the conclusion. The conclusion says a clear time frame and 30 minute maximum are necessary for a meeting to achieve maximum productivity, but answer choice A treats these conditions as if they are sufficient to guarantee maximum productivity.
C) Correct, because it introduces these conditions (clear time frame and 30 minute max) as necessary to a maximally productive meeting by saying â€œonly if.â€