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What type of fallacy is The ancient pyramids in Egypt were so symmetrical and well-built that they must have been constructed by aliens from another planet.”
That type of fallacy is a called "non sequitur " or "false cause."
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User: What type of fallacy is The ancient pyramids in Egypt were so symmetrical and well-built that they must have been constructed by aliens from another planet.”

Weegy: That type of fallacy is a called "non sequitur " or "false cause."
Expert answered|Mikee7|Points 40|

User: What type of fallacy is false cause?

Weegy: It is a type of fallacy whereby the arguer attributes an occurrence to unlikely agents.
Expert answered|Mikee7|Points 40|

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