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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? Appeal to ignorance Hasty generalization Ad pedibus
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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? 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. ]
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User: A student asks a teacher for a one-day extension. The teacher says if she gives a one-day extension, then she would have to give a two-day extension, then a three-day extension, and eventually not have any deadlines. This might be an example of the ad hominem fallacy. ad baculum fallacy. appeal to popularity fallacy. slippery slope fallacy.

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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: Argument Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, our arguments all follow a certain basic structure. [ They begin with one or more premises, which are facts that the argument takes for granted as the starting point. [ Then a principle of logic is applied in order to come to a conclusion. This structure is often illustrated symbolically with the following example: Premise1: If A = B, Premise2: and B = C Logical connection: Then (apply principle of equivalence) Conclusion: A = C In order for an argument to be considered valid the logical form of the argument must work ? must be valid. A valid argument is one in which, if the premises are true, then the conclusion must be true also. However, if one or more premise is false then a valid logical argument may still lead to a false conclusion. A sound argument is one in which the logic is valid and the premises are true, in which case the conclusion must be true. ] ]
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Weegy: be necessarily true User: A "good" deductive argument must at least be A. an argument with four premises. B. a valid argument. C. an inductive argument. D. an interesting argument Weegy: The answer is B. valid argument User: where did u find that Weegy: In a book User: what book Weegy: English 3. User: are you sure thats right? Weegy: Yes. :) User: ok, im about to get my quiz checked so i hope you are right or i will leave bad feedback:) Weegy: Yes. Thanks for using Weegy. User: All sound arguments are valid, but not all valid arguments are sound. This means A. validity is necessary but not sufficient for soundness. B. validity is sufficient for soundness. C. soundness is not necessary for validity. D. validity is not necessary for soundness. Weegy: The answer is d.validity is not necessary for soundness. (More)
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Even if an inductive argument is extremely strong, its conclusion may still (Points : 1) be false. be necessarily true. be ungrammatical. fail to be syntactically well-formed.
Weegy: fail to be syntactically well-formed. User: wrong Weegy: be false. User: there ya go...were you just guessing? Weegy: No. fail to be syntactically well-formed could also mean there's a mistake which thereby can also be false. (More)
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