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[A]: Hair cells on the basilar membrane (the organ of corti) are responsible for hearing.
[R]: Pressure waves, which begin at the ovaI window, cause the basilar membrane, to vi- brate so that the cilia of the hair cells touch the tectorial membrane. This causes the hair cells to initiate nerve impulses, which are carried by the auditory nerve to the brain.
A. If both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. If both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. If A is true and R is false
D. If both A and R are false

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