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Provide an assumption on which this argument is based
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In the year following an 8-cent increase in the federal tax on a pack of cigarettes, sales of cigarettes fell 10%. In contrast, in the year prior to the tax increase, sales had fallen 1%. The volume of cigarette sales is therefore strongly related to the after-tax price of a pack of cigarettes.

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There is no change in cigarette cost other than the 8 cents tax.
the pretax price did not go down by 8 cents or more.
answered Jul 2, 2016 by Beginner (1 point)
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