Renting cars from dealerships is less expensive than renting cars from national rental firms. But to take advantage o...

Meredith on October 28, 2019

Why E?

I'm confused as to why E is the correct answer and not the other answer choices such as C. Can someone please explain?

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Irina on October 28, 2019


This is a strengthen EXCEPT question, meaning we are looking for an answer choice that will either weaken or have no impact on the argument. The argument concludes that renting from dealership is more worthwhile for locals than for tourists. (C) strengthens the argument because it strengthens one of the premises that it is difficult for tourists to determine which local dealerships offer rentals as travel agents generally lack this information. (E) on the other hand, has no impact on the argument because it only compares locals renting from a dealership versus locals renting from a car rental company, whereas the argument compares local versus tourist rentals from dealerships.

on May 31 at 04:43PM

what about d? That also only makes reference to the locals, and doesnt tell us anything about the tourist, so how does that strengthen?