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Introduction to Logic: 730:201:01 Instructor: Jon Winterbottom Practice Exam 1 This exam is divided into three sections. The exam is out of 100 points. The first section covers material from chapter 1 and chapter 2 (exercise sets 1 and 2) of the textbook and is worthy 30 points. The second section covers material from chapter 2 (exercise set C) and chapter 3 of the textbook and is worth 35 points. The third section covers material in chapter 4 and is worth 35 points. Section 1: Are the following statements true or false? Write your answers in the space provided (you may write T for true and F for false). 1. In any valid argument, all the premises are true _______ [1] 2. Every sound argument contains factually correct premises ________ [1] 3. Every sound argument has a true conclusion _________ [1] 4. Every valid argument that has true premises also has a true conclusion ________ [2] 5. If an argument is factually correct and its conclusion is false, then it must be invalid _______ [2] Consider the following syllogisms and answer the questions related to them: All men are mortal Some mortals are over 6 feet tall /Some men are over 6 feet tall 1. Is this argument factually correct? ______ [1] 2. Is this argument valid? _______ [3] 3. Is this argument sound? _______ [1] All dogs are fish No fish are air-breathing animals
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 201 taught by Professor Morgan during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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