Jordan: If a business invests the money necessary to implement ecologically sound practices, its market share will...

on October 16, 2019


I ruled out A because it introduced a new variable in the answer choice (buying a new hose) whereas in the stimulus, Terry answers by using the variables already mentioned. Isn't the introduction of a new variable in an answer choice suppose to signal a red flag when answering LR questions?

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Irina on October 16, 2019


Since it is a parallel reasoning question, we should focus on the structure of the argument rather than specific variables. Also, Terry does introduce a new variable "consumer demand" in the stimulus, providing a solution to the issue similarly to Terry suggesting to buy a garden hose to water the garden.

Let me know if you have any further questions.