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A Colorado advertising executive has a flight leaving Denver at 8:00am. The flight to Chicago takes two hours. The advertising executive plans on catching a taxi for the twenty-minute ride to the office where she has a 10:30am meeting.

Assuming that each of the following statements is true, which one identifies the critical flaw in the reasoning behind the executive’s plan?


Planes are notorious for running late.


The departure city is in a time zone that is an hour earlier than the time zone of the arrival city.


The cost of a round-trip airplane ticket has skyrocketed in the last two years.


Some taxis overcharge for trips under 30 minutes.


Many advertising meetings start early.

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