Argument Quiz I - hurt if you do that. So, don't do that!'...

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Out of 3 questions, you answered 2 correctly with a final grade of 67% 2 correct  (67%) 1 incorrect  (33%) unanswered  (0%)
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Your Results: The correct answer for each question is indicated by a  1 CORRECT An argument comprises at least which of the following? A) At least two premises and a conclusion. B) At least one premise and one conclusion. C) At least a conclusion. D) At least a premise. Feedback: This is the composition of an argument, by definition. 2 CORRECT Which of the following is most accurate? A) An argument may have either an implied premise or an implied conclusion. B) An argument may have an implied premise, but it can't have an implied conclusion. C) An argument may have an implied conclusion, but it can't have an implied premise. Feedback: Sometimes, to save time and energy, we don't bother saying what is obvious, e.g. 'You could get 
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Unformatted text preview: hurt if you do that. So, don't do that!' contains the implied second premise, 'And, you don't want to get hurt.', also, e.g. 'You could get hurt if you do that. And, you don't want to get hurt." contains the implied conclusion, 'So don't do that!' 3 INCORRECT When evaluating an argument with unstated premises, which of the following is the most appropriate tactic? A) Find a claim that would make the argument invalid or weak and evaluate the argument as if this claim had been included. B) Don't add anything. If the arguer had wanted a claim to be included, they would have included it. Evaluate the argument as it stands. C) Find a claim that would make the argument valid or strong and evaluate the argument as if this claim had been included....
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Argument Quiz I - hurt if you do that. So, don't do that!'...

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