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Mayor A: In 1982 the courthouse that Roseville

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Mayor A: In 1982 the courthouse that Roseville still needs would have cost 26 million. Now in 1992 the same building is costing the city close to 30 million to build. If it had been built in 1982 when I first showed how the building would relieve the overcrowding, Roseville would have saved at least 4 million by now.
Councillor B: Your own financial reports inform us that 26 million in 1982 is equivalent to 37 million in 1992. Adding that difference to the money Roseville has saved by not having to maintain an under-used courthose for a decade, we can only view the delay as a financial boom for Roseville.

A point at issue between Mayor A and Councillor B is whether
A. Roseville will build a courthourse in 1992
B. 37 million in 1992 dollars is equivalent to 26 million in 1992
C. Mayor A is responsible for the city's financial reports
D. Roseville actually needed a new courthouse between 1982 and 1992
E. Roseville would have expended 4 million dollars to maintain a courthouse from 1982 to 1992

Any experts thoughts?

OA D

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Mayor A: In 1982 the courthouse that Roseville still needs would have cost 26 million. Now in 1992 the same building is costing the city close to 30 million to build. If it had been built in 1982 when I first showed how the building would relieve the overcrowding, Roseville would have saved at least 4 million by now.
Councillor B: Your own financial reports inform us that 26 million in 1982 is equivalent to 37 million in 1992. Adding that difference to the money Roseville has saved by not having to maintain an under-used courthose for a decade, we can only view the delay as a financial boom for Roseville.

A point at issue between Mayor A and Councillor B is whether
A. Roseville will build a courthourse in 1992
B. 37 million in 1992 dollars is equivalent to 26 million in 1992
C. Mayor A is responsible for the city's financial reports
D. Roseville actually needed a new courthouse between 1982 and 1992
E. Roseville would have expended 4 million dollars to maintain a courthouse from 1982 to 1992

Any experts thoughts?

OA D
Mayor A claims the courthouse could have relieved overcrowding. Mayor B insists the courthouse would have been "underused." They disagree about whether this courthouse will actually be used! Captured in D

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