Chapter 7 quizzes - Author Name: Moore Site Name: Critical...

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Author Name: Moore Site Name: Critical Thinking Chapter: Chapter 7 Quiz: Deductive/Inductive Logic Quiz Student Name: Christina Kanicsar Student eMail Address: CLGartz05@hotmail.com Section ID: Results Reporter Out of 3 questions, you answered 3 correctly with a final grade of 100% 3 correct (100%) 0 incorrect (0%) 0 unanswered (0%) Your Results: The correct answer for each question is indicated by a . 1 CORRECT Which of the following types of arguments are evaluated with the terms valid and invalid? A) Inductive B) Deductive
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Feedback: Validity pertains to the structure, or 'shape', of the argument. 2 CORRECT Which of the following types of arguments are evaluated with the terms strong and weak? A) Deductive B) Inductive Feedback: Some inductive arguments are stronger than others. The stronger it is, the more probable the conclusion is. 3 CORRECT Which of the following types of arguments are evaluated with the terms sound and unsound? A) Inductive B) Deductive Feedback: Soundness pertains to the content of the valid argument--what it is about .
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Author Name: Moore Site Name: Critical Thinking Chapter: Chapter 7 Quiz: Evaluating Arguments Quiz Student Name: Christina Kanicsar Student eMail Address: CLGartz05@hotmail.com Section ID: Results Reporter Out of 7 questions, you answered 7 correctly with a final grade of 100% 7 correct (100%) 0 incorrect (0%) 0 unanswered (0%) Your Results: The correct answer for each question is indicated by a .
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Are there assumed premises that make these arguments valid, if possible, or strong if they can't be valid? Or do you conclude that they can't be made either valid or strong? Pick the best choice and discuss. 1 CORRECT It's no use going on about whether this law is just. It was passed democratically. A) Valid B) Strong C) Can't be made either valid or strong Feedback: The correct answer is B. The assumed premise, Most laws that were passed democratically are just, makes the argument strong. The premise needed for a valid argument, "All democratically passed laws are just," is not as plausible. 2
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