13-PROBLEM-SET-I - Name(s Section PROBLEM SET I This problem set is due in class on Wednesday February 20 No late papers will be accepted You may work

13-PROBLEM-SET-I - Name(s Section PROBLEM SET I This...

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Name(s)________________________________ Section__________ PROBLEM SET I This problem set is due in class on Wednesday, February 20. No late papers will be accepted. You may work with a partner and the two of you may turn in only one paper. But you must work together on the whole problem set, rather than dividing up the task between the two of you. You will both receive the same grade. The answers to this problem set should be printed out. Print your name(s) in the upper right-hand corner, together with the class section number. Total: 60 points; 6% of your final grade. Part 1: Determine whether, in typical contexts, the following sentences are statements or nonstatements. (Note: Some of these are tough. You might want to consult with Chapter 2 of your book.) Total 15 points. Example: 1. What time is the concert tonight? ___ Nonstatement ___ 2. My feet are sore. _______________ 3. Cowabunga, dude!_______________ 4. Why is man less durable than the works of his hand, but because this is not the place of his rest? (William Penn)_______________5. Harrisburg is the capitol of Pennsylvania._______________ 6. Give me a call if you have trouble downloading the file._______________ 7. You'd better quit while you're ahead._______________ 8. Sign : Keep off the grass._______________ 9. How unfair!_______________10. Salt Lake City is a city in Mexico._______________11. Mother to child: Don't talk with your mouth full._______________12. Recipe: Stir occasionally to prevent sticking._______________
13. What will it profit a man, if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? (Matt. 16:26)_______________ 14. Marijuana should be legalized._______________15. Who let the dogs out?_______________16. Ask what you can do for your country. (John F. Kennedy) _______________Part 2: Identify the premises and conclusions in the following arguments. CAUTION: Some of the arguments may have only one premise; others may have more than one. Total: 26 points.Example: 1.Writing is revision because excellence emerges only through many cycles of writing and reading, performance and feedback. (Grant Wiggins, Educative Assessment: Designing Assessments to Inform and Improve Student Performance, 1998)Premise(se):Excellence emerges only through many cycles of writing and reading, performance and feedback.__________________________________________________ Conclusion: Writing is revision ._____________________________________________ 2.

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