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by saurabh_maths » Wed Mar 09, 2011 6:00 pm
Of those person who became teachers in 1968 and who later left the profession, 30 percent today earn salaries above $35,000 a year: of those who became teachers in 1968 and have remained in the profession, only 15 percent today earn salaries above $35,000 a year. These figures indicate how underpaid teachers are today.

The argument above depends on which of the following assumptions about the persons for whom statistics are cited?

(A) At least one-third of the group of persons who have remained in teaching would today be earning more than $35,000 a year if they had left teaching.

(B) The group of persons who left teaching and the group who did not are comparable in terms of factors that determine how much people outside the teaching profession are paid.

(C) Most of those persons who left teaching did so entirely because of the low salaries teachers earn.

(D) As a group, those persons who have remained in teaching are abler and more dedicated than the group of persons who left teaching.

(E) The group of persons who left teaching and who today earn more than $35,000 a year were more capable teachers than the group who remained in the profession.

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by Night reader » Wed Mar 09, 2011 8:15 pm
we need to make sure that our people who stayed could be comparatively more advantaged than those who left their profession. For this we need figures and shall perform comparative analysis which is B) The group of persons who left teaching and the group who did not are comparable in terms of factors that determine how much people outside the teaching profession are paid.
saurabh_maths wrote:Of those person who became teachers in 1968 and who later left the profession, 30 percent today earn salaries above $35,000 a year: of those who became teachers in 1968 and have remained in the profession, only 15 percent today earn salaries above $35,000 a year. These figures indicate how underpaid teachers are today.

The argument above depends on which of the following assumptions about the persons for whom statistics are cited?

(A) At least one-third of the group of persons who have remained in teaching would today be earning more than $35,000 a year if they had left teaching.

(B) The group of persons who left teaching and the group who did not are comparable in terms of factors that determine how much people outside the teaching profession are paid.

(C) Most of those persons who left teaching did so entirely because of the low salaries teachers earn.

(D) As a group, those persons who have remained in teaching are abler and more dedicated than the group of persons who left teaching.

(E) The group of persons who left teaching and who today earn more than $35,000 a year were more capable teachers than the group who remained in the profession.

OA later

Can someone plsexplain this !
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by ankurmit » Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:03 pm
I agree with Night reader.

B is the best answer but this quistion is not a good quality qusition.
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by bubbliiiiiiii » Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:24 pm
By Process of elimination B.
saurabh_maths wrote:Of those person who became teachers in 1968 and who later left the profession, 30 percent today earn salaries above $35,000 a year: of those who became teachers in 1968 and have remained in the profession, only 15 percent today earn salaries above $35,000 a year. These figures indicate how underpaid teachers are today.

The argument above depends on which of the following assumptions about the persons for whom statistics are cited?

(A) At least one-third of the group of persons who have remained in teaching would today be earning more than $35,000 a year if they had left teaching.
This options assumes about only the persons who are in teaching profession whereas the question stem makes analysis on the income of two categories who are into and out of teachin profession.


(B) The group of persons who left teaching and the group who did not are comparable in terms of factors that determine how much people outside the teaching profession are paid.

(C) Most of those persons who left teaching did so entirely because of the low salaries teachers earn.
Similar to option 1.
(D) As a group, those persons who have remained in teaching are abler and more dedicated than the group of persons who left teaching. Worng Comparison

(E) The group of persons who left teaching and who today earn more than $35,000 a year were more capable teachers than the group who remained in the profession.
Wrong comparison
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by AIM GMAT » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:31 am
IMO B .
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by saurabh_maths » Thu Mar 10, 2011 2:33 am
Thanks guys ... It makes sense now.

ya the OA is B.