Test: New SAT Writing and Language

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In 2018, the Atlantic hurricane season had 15 named storms, 8 hurricanes, and 2 major hurricanes. With over 100 deaths and $50 billion in damage, the 2018 season was the third consecutive above-average season. The first named storm, Tropical Storm Alberto, formed prior to the official start of the hurricane season, which is June 1st.

The author is considering adding the following table at this point in the paragraph.

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Should the author make this addition?

Yes, because the information in the table proves the data provided in the passage.

No, because the information in the table does not specify whether the hurricanes were more deadly than tropical storms.

No, because the information in the table shows that there were more Hurricanes than tropical depressions.

Yes, because the information in the table validates the claim that the 2018 hurricane season was the most deadly.

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