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These were all plucked from  iep.utm.edu . Use the four rules to identify whether each is  valid or invalid.   I suggest you cover my reconstruction until you reconstruct it yourself. The  answers are at the bottom of the page. a. Since all items made of gold are time-travel devices, and all toasters are made of  gold, all toasters are time-travel devices. All items made of gold are time-travel devices. All toasters are items made of gold. Therefore, all toasters are time-travel devices. 1. All A are B 2. All C are A     3. All C are B      b. Some professional athletes are not eligible voters because no felons are eligible  voters and some professional athletes are felons. No felons are eligible voters.
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Unformatted text preview: Some professional athletes are felons. Therefore, some professional athletes are not eligible voters. 1. No A are B 2. Some C are A 3. Some C are not B c. All spider monkeys are elephants, so no spider monkeys are animals, since no elephants are animals. All spider monkeys are elephants. No elephants are animals. Therefore, no spider monkeys are animals. 1. All A are B 2. No B are C 3. No A are C d. Because all basketballs are round and the Earth is round, the Earth is a basketball. All basketballs are round. The Earth is round. Therefore, the Earth is a basketball. 1. All A are B 2. All C are B 3. All C are A Answers: a. valid b. valid c. valid d. invalid...
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