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Technical Writing Chapter 1-10 Final Exam

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In the section of Chapter 1 called "The Challenges of Producing Technical Communication," the author writes: "Technical communication is challenging because people are complicated, and collaborating with people is at the heart of the process." This line is followed by an example of a real-life workplace scenario. Which scenario is is presented for you, the reader?
A. You are responsible for creating a blog post discussing fracking in the community and monitoring the social media response to that post.

However, every technical document you create involves a compromise, perhaps regarding your budget, your audience's or colleagues' expectations or beliefs, and/or your department's needs (etc.), and you will need to negotiate a compromise.

B. You are responsible for creating a fold-out brochure containing set up instructions for a bunk bed.

However, every technical document you create involves a compromise, perhaps regarding your budget, your audience's or colleagues' expectations or beliefs, and/or your department's needs (etc.), and you will need to negotiate a compromise.

C. You are responsible for purchasing a scanning electron microscope (SEM) for your department.

However, every technical document you create involves a compromise, perhaps regarding your budget, your audience's or colleagues' expectations or beliefs, and/or your department's needs (etc.), and you will need to negotiate a compromise.

D. You are responsible for producing a handbook on ethical employee behavior in the workplace.

However, every technical document you create involves a compromise, perhaps regarding your budget, your audience's or colleagues' expectations or beliefs, and/or your department's needs (etc.), and you will need to negotiate a compromise.