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ChicaRosa
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Why is C incorrect while B is correct?

I thought C would weaken it because if the body produces lactose as the body increases in age wouldn't that weaken the argument's conclusion for people to take lactose supplements?

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ChicaRosa wrote:Why is C incorrect while B is correct?

I thought C would weaken it because if the body produces lactose as the body increases in age wouldn't that weaken the argument's conclusion for people to take lactose supplements?

Thank you!



Hello ChicaRosa,

Answer C might weaken a little bit, although you could say that young people still may need to take lactase supplements. Also, we don't know how much more lactase the body produces with age; maybe it's only a tiny bit more and doesn't make much of a difference. So B is still the best answer, noting that most people probably don't drink a whole liter of milk at every meal.

Hope this helps,
David