Jake: Companies have recently introduced antibacterial household cleaning products that kill common bacteria on surfa...

on May 16, 2022

What is the agreement here?

I read this over and over and in simpler terms, what is the agreement?

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Emil on May 17, 2022

Hi Tyler808,

J states that people who want to minimize bacteria in their homes should use antibacterial cleaning products.

K notes that those products can be harmful because the bacteria they dont kill will become resistant, so people should not use these products.

Both of these arguments rely on the idea that the products kill many bacteria. J would not think you should use them if they failed to kill bacteria, and while K notes that they do not kill ALL bacteria, but by talking about the bacteria that survive, she implies that the cleaners are effective at killing at least some bacteria.

So, we know they agree that the cleaners kill some household bacteria.