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June 2007, Logical Reasoning 2, Question 8

The content focuses on dissecting and critiquing an argument within a GRE question, specifically targeting the logical flaws in an advertisement's claim about a fabric softener's effectiveness.
  • Identifying the argument's conclusion and evidence is crucial for understanding and critiquing its logic.
  • The argument's main flaw lies in comparing the product's effectiveness to having no product at all, rather than to other products on the market.
  • A proper critique of the argument involves recognizing the disconnect between being better than nothing and being the best available option.
  • The correct answer choice highlights the argument's failure to consider comparisons with other fabric softeners, pinpointing the logical gap.
Understanding Argument Critique
Identifying the Argument's Flaw
Evaluating the Evidence
Selecting the Correct Answer