Texas EOC English 2: 4.1 Understanding and Analysis of Informational Texts

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Texas EOC English IIUnderstanding and Analysis of Informational Texts
Texas EOC IIUnderstanding and Analysis of Informational Texts

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atmospheric administration Know why The passage suggests that scientists are

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interested in studying extremophiles because what And here the financial

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answer If this question melts our brains at first glance

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well all we have to do is give the passage

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another quick skin With these answer options in mind don't

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be afraid to dive back in quickly guarantee it won't

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be as extreme as living in a volcanic vents on

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the ocean floor Alright well choice b might look good

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because it's well you know true the excerpt does tell

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us that extremophiles are found in mega harsh environments where

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most other life forms wouldn't think about living or even

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visiting for a short vacation even if the trip we're

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free as long as they sat through a time share

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sales whatever the thing is that even though b is

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true it doesn't tell us the exact reason why scientists

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want to study extremophiles Well these sounds reasonable Yeah scientists

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are trying to learn more about how extremophiles managed to

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live in seemingly unlivable environments but that's not the ultimate

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point of the past We get an immediate red flag

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when we look at choice See the article doesn't say

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anything about extremophiles teaching us about how life originally developed

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on earth extremophiles are probably too busy trying to survive

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to give us a lecture on primordial soup Yeah option

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is clearly the best answer The last sentence of the

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password says that scientists are interested in extremophiles because they

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could help us identify other places in the solar system

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where life might exist Extremophiles can help us That is

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not the scientist although the scientists would probably need to

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play a role in figuring that one out moral in 00:01:52.572 --> [endTime] the story pronouns are important No