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Running Head: PRECIS 2 1 Week 3: Homework Assignment Precis 2 Alessandra Romano Chamberlain College of Nursing PHIL347N-0: Critical Reasoning Summer 2017
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PRECIS 2 2 Chapter 5, Exercise 2.28: 1. Nearly 70% of married men and 60% of married women have had affairs, and, among my clients, 8 out of  10 who have committed adultery regret having done so. It’s reasonable to conclude, then, that about 80%  of all adulterers regret having cheated.—Holly Hein,  Sexual Detours A. Identifying number of claims:      1 + 2 3 1. Nearly 70% of married men and 60% of married women have had affairs, 2. Among my clients, 8 out of 10 who have committed adultery regret having done so. 3. About 80% of all adulterers regret having cheated. B. Premises and Conclusions: From within this passage, it contains an argument because as followed by the rule, it contains more  than two claims, a total of three. The conclusion within the passage is claimed as, “About 80% of all  adulterers regret having cheated.” The first premise is, “Nearly 70% of married men and 60% of  married women have had affairs.” Finally, the second premises is that, “Among my clients, 8 out of 10 who have committed adultery regret having done so.” C. Type of Argument: Inductive Argument 2. In 2010, an oil-drilling rig leased by British Petroleum (BP) was damaged from an explosion, and oil  began gushing out of a broken pipe into the Gulf of Mexico. In the six months after the accident, more  than 600 sea turtles have been found dead along the Gulf Coast. Since this is a much higher amount than 
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