The author's reference to a suggestion by Garriga and Vilenkin in the fifth paragraph primarily serves to

on December 8, 2021


There has been question regarding the difference between answer choice C and D. Can an instructor please explain the difference? Thank you!

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Emil on January 17, 2022

Hi @the66guy, let's take a look at the two answers. The question stem is asking for us to explain why the author references the work of two scientists around line 44.

C gives us a very general explanation for the author's decision. This is to give an example of something that Carol and Chen's theory would mean is true.

D is more specific, saying that the author includes the reference in order to show that an apparent issue in the theory can actually be explained by the theory.

I hope this clears it up a bit and helps you to see the right answer!

on June 9, 2022

Thank you.