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Post Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:55 am
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    The current proposal to give college students a broader choice in planning their own courses of study should be abandoned. The students who are supporting the proposal will never be satisfied, no matter what requirements are established. Some of these students have reached their third year without declaring a major. One first-year student has failed to complete four required courses. Several others have indicated a serious indifference to grades and intellectual achievement.
    A flaw in the argument is that it does which one of the following?
    (A) avoids the issue by focusing on supporters of the proposal
    (B) argues circularly by assuming the conclusion is true in stating the premises
    (C) fails to define the critical term "satisfied"
    (D) distorts the proposal advocated by opponents
    (E) users the term "student" equivocally

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    The argument is one-sided.The author does not provide enough reasons why the proposal should be abandoned.He\she only focuses on what supporters think\actions of supporters and doesn't weigh either sides of the coin! I verified this in the answer and it appears to be A.
    any other comments?

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