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A recent report determined that although only 3 percent of drivers on Maryland highways equipped their vehicles

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77. A recent report determined that although only 3 percent of drivers on Maryland highways equipped their vehicles ....

The conclusion drawn above depends on which of the following assumptions?
(A) Drivers who equip their vehicles with radar detectors are less likely to be ticketed for exceeding the speed
limit than are drivers who do not.
(B) Drivers who are ticketed for exceeding the speed limit are more likely to exceed the speed limit regularly
than are drivers who are not ticketed.
(C) The number of vehicles that were ticketed for exceeding the speed limit was greater than the number of
vehicles that were equipped with radar detectors.
(D) Many of the vehicles that were ticketed for exceeding the speed limit were ticketed more than once in the
time period covered by the report.
(E) Drivers on Maryland highways exceeded the speed limit more often than did drivers on other state
highways not covered in the report.

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Inder Mishra
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Argument Construction-use of radar increases the exceed the speed limit regularly

Option B

A) totally opposite of the conclusion
(B) Drivers who are ticketed for exceeding the speed limit are more likely to exceed the speed limit regularly
than are drivers who are not ticketed.
(C)Here we are not talking about the numbers. but probability that  radar equipped will be more likely to exceed the limit
(D) more than once nothing to do with
(E) nothing to do with other state highway drivers

answered Aug 1, 2015 by Beginner (5 points)
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