Cafeteria patron: The apples sold in this cafeteria are greasy. The cashier told me that the apples are in that c...

on December 23, 2020


I think there's something off about the phrasing of answer A. Was it meant to have the word "but" in it? It seems as though that makes the answer incorrect but removing that word makes it correct. Am I just reading wrong?

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Shunhe on December 29, 2020

Hi @andreaskormusis,

Thanks for the question! Yes, the word “but” is meant to be there. It should read that the apples are not throughly washed in the time between their harvest and reaching the cafeteria. So being washed after harvest, but before reaching the cafeteria. That doesn’t happen either. The argument does assume this.

Hope this helps! Feel free to ask any other questions that you might have.

on December 29, 2020

Thanks! it completely changes the answer without it and mistakes like that can have kids ripping out hair wondering why they're wrong haha

Shunhe on January 16, 2021

Yup, glad I was able to help! Let us know if you have further questions.