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Question

Which of the following most logically completes the passage?

For the past several years, a certain technology has been widely used to transmit data among networked computers. Recently two data transmission companies, Aptron and Gammatech, have each developed separate systems that allow network data transmission at rates ten times faster than the current technology allows. Although the systems are similarly priced and are equally easy to use, Aptron’s product is likely to dominate the market, because


 

Option A:

Gammatech has been in the business of designing data transmission systems for several years more than Aptron has

Option B:

the number of small businesses that need computer networking systems is likely to double over the next few years

Option C:

it is much more likely that Gammatech’s system will be expandable to meet future needs

Option D:

unlike many data transmission companies, Aptron and Gammatech develop computers in addition to data transmission systems

Option E:

it is easier for users of the current data transmission technology to switch to Aptron’s product than to Gammatech’s

Difficulty Level

Medium

Solution

Option E is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Question type : Inference based question.  

Summary of the argument: The argument says that Aptron’s market will be higher despite a very similar competitor named Gammatech 

A) This option doesn’t tell why Aptron’s market will increase.  

B) This talks about markets in general and not about Gammatech or Aptron alone.  

C) This talks about Gammatech’s market. We need the Option to talk about Aptron’s market.  

D) Same as B.  

E) Correct Answer


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