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“A mammal is any creature that breathes air, has hair, and breast-feeds its young. Dolphins breathe air, have hair, and breast-feed their young. Therefore, dolphins are mammals.” This argument is? a. a mathematical argument b. an explanation c. an argument from definition d. an inductive argument
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“A mammal is any creature that breathes air, has hair, and breast-feeds its young. Dolphins breathe air, have hair, and breast-feed their young. Therefore, dolphins are mammals.” This argument is: an inductive argument.
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“A mammal is any creature that breathes air, has hair, and breast-feeds its young. Dolphins breathe air, have hair, and breast-feed their young. Therefore, dolphins are mammals.” This argument is: an inductive argument.
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A proposition in logic is __________. (Points : 1) a sentence a question none of these the meaning of a claim a command
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A proposition in logic is: a sentence.
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Breaking a sorites into subarguments helps to make the reasoning? clearer deductive sound categorical valid
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Breaking a sorites into subarguments helps to make the reasoning clearer.
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What does it mean for an argument to be invalid? (Points : 1) it has a false premise the reasoning does not apply anymore it is possible for all of its premises to be true and its conclusion is false the conclusion is stronger than the premises
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For an argument to be invalid, it is possible for all of its premises to be true and its conclusion is false.
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