Within Passage 1, the main purpose of the first two paragraphs (lines 1–7) is to

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offer historical background in order to question the uniqueness of two researchers’ findings.
offer interpretive context in order to frame the discussion of an experiment and its results.
introduce a scientific principle in order to show how an experiment’s outcomes validated that principle.
present seemingly contradictory stances in order to show how they can be reconciled empirically.


+20 Reading Questions for SAT Prep - Group 1

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