Question 9 - Analytical Writing Practice Test for the GMAT

When proofreading, what is the main error that should be corrected in this paragraph?

Additionally, the author bestows the assumption that profits will absolutely return to their original capacity if the extreneous offices are dissolved. This is another faulty assumption, as a plethora of factors could have changed, ergo the profits would remain unsatisfactory. The author makes no mention of the economy, the demand for Apogee’s product or service, or the standard minimum wage, all of which would affect the profit margins. Simply reverting back to one office location won’t necessarily increase company profits if the economy has diminished or the demand for Apogee’s services has waned. The author fails to take other possibilities into account, making their argument very fallacious.

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