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#21 - Specific Reference, Parallel

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This SR, Parallel which is rather a rare question type, i honestly don't know the correct process of finding the right answer. Here's my feeble attempt to prephrase to the question:

"without constraints, the judgeS would be free to do whatever they think is great and - should be done according to their personal preference regardless of what others think or the rules state as long as my preference doesnt violate the rules."

Two question: 1. is my prephrase - valid- enough?
2. I thought D matches with my prephrase than B even though B also was my second choice that matches my prephrase.
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lathlee wrote:This SR, Parallel which is rather a rare question type, i honestly don't know the correct process of finding the right answer. Here's my feeble attempt to prephrase to the question:

"without constraints, the judgeS would be free to do whatever they think is great and - should be done according to their personal preference regardless of what others think or the rules state as long as my preference doesnt violate the rules."

Two question: 1. is my prephrase - valid- enough?
2. I thought D matches with my prephrase than B even though B also was my second choice that matches my prephrase.



I think the key is to understand: in the original sentence, candor is the prerequisite for all other constraints on abuse of judicial power. So do we have a choice that mimic the relationship between candor and all other constraints? Choice C does the job: data accuracy is the prerequisite for all other conditions such as relevance and sufficiency. Bingo!
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JoeWoo and Lathlee,

Excellent job! Yes, the key element to your prephrase is to identify the "prerequisite" element. The credited response must have a goal or overarching situation that requires that some prerequisite be met.

In the original sentence in the passage we could formulate this as follows:

    "In order for us to have [restraints on the abuse of judicial power], we must have the prerequisite [judicial candor]."

Notice now how this syncs up with the credited response:

    "In order for us to have [data supporting a scientific theory], we must have the prerequisite [data accuracy]."

Good job, JoeWoo and Lathlee!
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Hello,

Could you explain why (A) is wrong? Can we say "representative selection" is "prerequisite" for verdicts to be trusted to be unbiased? Thanks a lot!