Political Candidate: The average apartment in nearby Saratoga Springs rents for $1,400 per month, while the average

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Political Candidate: The average apartment in nearby Saratoga Springs rents for $1,400 per month, while the average apartment here in Trenchard Falls rents for over $1,600. It is unacceptable that the average renter in Trenchard Falls pays more for housing than her neighbors in Saratoga Springs do!

Which of the following, if true, would expose a flaw in the candidate's reasoning?


A. The housing commission in Saratoga Springs has instituted rent-increase limits in an attempt to control the rising housing costs for its residents.

B. In both regional and national magazines, Trenchard Falls consistently ranks as one of the most desirable places to live in the area.

C. Residents of Trenchard Falls are more than twice as likely to live with roommates than are residents of Saratoga Springs.

D. Because rents have increased in Trenchard Falls, several new apartment complexes are under construction in an attempt to meet demand.

E. Rent is increasing at a faster rate in Saratoga Springs than in Trenchard Falls.​


OA C

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