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Unformatted text preview: s upon the assumption that response time to an accident is the only factor that influences patient care. Other pertinent factors—such as ambulancecrew proficiency and training, and emergency equipment—are not considered. In conclusion, this argument is unconvincing. To strengthen the argument the author would have to show that substantial revenue for the town could be raised by charging service fees for ambulance use. Additionally, the author would have to provide more evidence to support the claim that commercial ambulance services provide better patient care than volunteer services. 34. The following appeared as part of a plan proposed by an executive of the Easy Credit Company to the president. “The Easy Credit Company would gain an advantage over competing credit card services if we were to donate a portion of the proceeds from the use of our cards to a well-known environmental organization in exchange for the use of its symbol or logo on our card. Since a recent poll shows that a large percentage of the public is concerned about environmental issues, this policy would attract new customers, increase use among existing customers, and enable us to charge interest rates that a...
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- Spring '09