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Q: Stating someone has negative features and his claim is invalid is an example of which fallacy
A: A "fallacy" is a mistake, and a "logical" fallacy is a mistake in reasoning. There are, of course, other types of mistake than mistakes in reasoning. For instance, factual mistakes are sometimes referred to as "fallacies". [ [ However, the Fallacy Files is specifically concerned, not with factual errors, but with logical ones. ] ]
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User: A claim is generally not considered credible if

User: Which of the following is the most reliable source of information

User: Which of the following is the most reliable source of information? A. A book recommended by your instructor B. A blog C. Wikipedia® D. Britannica Online®

User: Stating someone has negative features and his claim is invalid is an example of which fallacy

Weegy: A "fallacy" is a mistake, and a "logical" fallacy is a mistake in reasoning. There are, of course, other types of mistake than mistakes in reasoning. For instance, factual mistakes are sometimes referred to as "fallacies". [ [ However, the Fallacy Files is specifically concerned, not with factual errors, but with logical ones. ] ]
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User: Providing only two choices when others are available defines which fallacy? A. Straw man B. False dilemma C. Ad hominem D. Genetic fallacy

Weegy: C. False dilemma
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User: A claim is generally not considered credible if A. the claimant is a disinterested party B. the claimant is an interested party C. it seems likely D. it comes from a source assumed to be credible but who is not known to you

Weegy: C. it comes from a source assumed to be credible but who is not known to you
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User: Behavior descriptions should meet which of the following criteria? A. Describe only observable behaviors. B. Include terms such as “never, always, or constantly.” C. Present inferences about another’s motives. D. Focus on more than one behavior.

Weegy: Answer should be B=Present inferences about another?s motives.
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User: A framework for putting all of your information together in a logical sequence is called

User: What logical fallacy can occur when a speaker focuses on similarities and ignores significant differences? A. Either/or thinking B. Faulty comparison C. Slippery slope D. Hasty generalization

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