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I bought a pair of shoes from that store that immediately fell apart. Their shoes are no good" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) Appeal to ignorance Hasty generalization Ad pedibus Begging the question
That is an example of Hasty generalization. [ Hasty generalization is a logical fallacy of faulty generalization by reaching an inductive generalization based on insufficient evidence ? essentially making a hasty conclusion without considering all of the variables. In statistics, it may involve basing broad conclusions regarding the statistics of a survey from a small sample group that fails to
sufficiently represent an entire population. ]
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User: I bought a pair of shoes from that store that immediately fell apart. Their shoes are no good" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) Appeal to ignorance Hasty generalization Ad pedibus Begging the question

Weegy: That is an example of Hasty generalization. [ Hasty generalization is a logical fallacy of faulty generalization by reaching an inductive generalization based on insufficient evidence ? essentially making a hasty conclusion without considering all of the variables. In statistics, it may involve basing broad conclusions regarding the statistics of a survey from a small sample group that fails to sufficiently represent an entire population. ]
jher000|Points 7463|

User: If an argument does not commit a fallacy, it is (Points : 1) necessarily valid. necessarily sound. Not enough information to determine Both A and B

Weegy: NECESSARY VALID
rachell028|Points 730|

User: After being told that she is being punished for lying, a child responds by telling her mother that she also lied. This response may involve which fallacy? Ad homimen (tu quoque) Ad verecundiam (ex libris) Ad misericordiam (ex ante) Ad baculum (antebellum)

Weegy: The answer is Ad misericordiam (ex ante)
bongche|Points 2555|

User: an argument does not commit a fallacy, it is necessarily valid. necessarily sound. Not enough information to determine Both A and B

Weegy: NECESSARY VALID
rachell028|Points 730|

User: All dogs like bones; Sirius is a dog; therefore Sirius likes bones" may commit which fallacy? (Points : 1) No fallacy committed Ad canem Slippery slope fallacy Begging the question

Weegy: The answer is 1. no fallacy committed.
sharpies|Points 8146|

User: "Bob is a convicted felon. So what he says cannot be true" commits a ad hominem fallacy. tu quoque fallacy. fallacy ad verecundiam. Red Herring fallacy.

Weegy: False dilemma
scijoe21|Points 1875|

User: Bob is a convicted felon. So what he says cannot be true" commits a ad hominem fallacy. tu quoque fallacy. fallacy ad verecundiam. Red Herring fallacy.





Weegy: tu quoque fallacy.
Expert answered|Vitemand|Points 10|

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