QUESTION TYPE: Principle – Strengthen
CONCLUSION: Hagerle should apologize to the counselor too.
REASONING: Hagerle sincerely apologized to the physician for having lied to her.
ANALYSIS: We don’t actually know if Hagerle ought to have apologized to the physician. This rules out answer choice B.
- We don’t know if Hagerle can sincerely apologize to the counselor.
- This is very tempting. But we don’t actually know if Hagerle owed the doctor an apology.
- CORRECT. Hagerle already did sincerely apologize to the Doctor. So they must apologize to the counselor as well, according to this principle.
- We don’t know if Hagerle is capable of sincerely apologizing to the counselor.
- This tells us when someone should not apologize. We need to figure out when they should apologize.
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