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Q: The average height of members of the high school basketball team is six feet, three inches. Jerry is on the high school basketball team, so Jerry must be taller than six feet. The argument above is
flawed because it confuses (Points : 1) Jerry with other members of the team the members of one team with the members of another team people who are six feet three inches tall for people who are exactly six feet tall an average for the individuals that make up that average.
A: D.) an average for the individuals that make up that average is the answer.
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User: The average height of members of the high school basketball team is six feet, three inches. Jerry is on the high school basketball team, so Jerry must be taller than six feet. The argument above is flawed because it confuses (Points : 1) Jerry with other members of the team the members of one team with the members of another team people who are six feet three inches tall for people who are exactly six feet tall an average for the individuals that make up that average.

Weegy: D.) an average for the individuals that make up that average is the answer.
OxTornado007|Points 4958|

User: Since Jessica’s participation in local politics increased significantly after she joined her school’s political science club, it is clear that her involvement in that club led her to take an interest in politics. The argument above is flawed because (Points : 1) it doesn’t say which political issues Jessica is interested in it states that the only purpose of the political science club is to spark an interest in politics it misuses the word “significantly” it’s possible that an interest in politics caused Jessica to join the political science club

Weegy: d. it?s possible that an interest in politics caused Jessica to join the political science club
asero1010|Points 3810|

User: Reporter: A new campaign finance reform bill being considered by Congress would limit the amount of campaign contributions that political candidates can receive. However, a survey of candidates running for mayor, governor, and senate seats shows that not one of them favors the bill. Clearly, there is no desire among politicians to limit campaign contributions. Which one of the following points out the flaw in the reporter’s argument above? (Points : 1) The reporter doesn’t indicate the amount that the new bill would limit campaign contributions. The evidence provided by the reporter suggests that most politicians are in favor of the new bill. The reporter wrongly assumes that no politician has ever supported a bill intended to limit campaign contributions The views of candidates currently running for office do not necessarily represent the views of all politicians.

Weegy: D.) The views of candidates currently running for office do not necessarily represent the views of all politicians.
jeifunk|Points 4325|

User: Catherine goes to her local movie theater only to see romantic comedies. Since Catherine did not go to the movies yesterday, there is not a romantic comedy playing at her local theater. The reasoning above is flawed because the evidence (Points : 1) does not suggest that Catherine goes to see every romantic comedy that plays at her local movie theater implies that Catherine is uninterested in most types of movies does not indicate whether Catherine watches only romantic comedies at home suggests that Catherine’s local movie theater hardly ever shows romantic comedies

Weegy: 4. suggests that Catherine?s local movie theater hardly ever shows romantic comedies
essesema|Points 24|

User: The two double A batteries in my CD player are dead, so the CD player doesn’t work. My television remote control, which also uses two double A batteries, works fine. So if I move the two batteries from my television remote control to my CD player, the CD player will definitely work. Aron’s argument is most strengthened if which one of the following is true? (Points : 1) Aron inserted the current batteries in his television remote control two months before he inserted the current batteries in his CD player. The amount of energy required to power the CD player is not greater than the amount of energy needed to power the television remote control. Aron has used his television remote control more times than he has used his CD player since inserting the current batteries into each device. Double A batteries provide less energy than either C batteries or D batteries

Weegy: The amount of energy required to power the CD player is not greater than the amount of energy needed to power the television remote control.
rathipearl|Points 189|

User: Some politicians claim to support the environment in speeches they make around the country. However, to get to those speeches they ride in gas guzzling, pollution creating private planes. They therefore clearly don’t believe a word of what they say and are actually making the environmental problem worse. Which one of the following, if true, would best weaken the argument above? (Points : 1) Some of the politicians try to hide the fact that they travel by private plane to their speeches around the country. Most people who hear the politicians’ speeches on the environment are unconvinced by their arguments. A majority of voters surveyed agree that politicians sometimes make society’s problems worse. Improvements to the environment brought about through the politicians’ public support of environmental regulations more than offset the damage done to the environment by the politicians’ private planes.

Weegy: Answer is D) Improvements to the environment brought about through the politicians? public support of environmental regulations more than offset the damage done to the environment by the politicians? private planes.
samn|Points 2040|

User: Last season at City Opera House, far more people attended opera X than opera Y. However, opera Y generated far greater net profits for City Opera House than did opera X. Each of the following could directly explain the result indicated above EXCEPT: (Points : 1) a difference in the ticket prices of operas X and Y a difference in the operating expenses of operas X and Y a difference in the subject matters of operas X and Y a difference in the merchandise sales associated with operas X and Y

Weegy: a. a difference in the ticket prices of operas X and Y
clintko|Points 10|

User: As part of its reorganization, company X created five new positions within the company. However, after the reorganization was complete, company X had fewer employees than before the reorganization. Which one of the following, if true, would best explain the result described above? (Points : 1) Some employees of the company were switched into new departments to fill the new positions. Some employees who quit over dissatisfaction with the reorganization were immediately replaced by new hires. The new positions were created to respond to a greater demand for company X’s products. Some employees were laid off as a number of old positions were eliminated in the reorganization

Weegy: Answer is d.Some employees were laid off as a number of old positions were eliminated in the reorganization
lovefallen|Points 1100|

User: Choose the pair of words/phrases among the choices that exhibits the same logical relationship as the words/phrases in the following pair. conductor : orchestra (Points : 1) skater : rink teacher : principal producer : movie director : cast

Weegy: producer : movie director : cast
Expert answered|iwijessiwi|Points 101|

User: Choose the pair of words/phrases among the choices that exhibits the same logical relationship as the words/phrases in the following pair. heavy : weight (Points : 1) dry : wet feather : scale hot : temperature color : size

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