Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Critical Reasoning; #2

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The argument is flawed primarily because the author

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Gaurang Patel

Arguments:
- 40-50 years old people PURCHASE large quantity ice cream than any other demographic group.
- So, teenagers EAT more ice cream MUST be FALSE.

Question: Find a FLAW in the argument.

A. - 40-50 years old people PURCHASE the ice cream but it's not mentioned that they CONSUME as well. What if 40-50 years old people are PURCHASING the ice cream for teen agers (who CONSUME that ice cream).

B - Irrelevant

C - Irrelevant

D - PURCHASE activity by other demographic group will not alter the situation.

E - Irrelevant

Answer: Choice A

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