deduction and induction ex - Logical, technical, and...

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Logical, technical, and physical impossibilities, which is which? Build a computer with 5GHz clock speed. Draw a triangle with internal angles of 200 degrees. To be 300 years of age.
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Distinguish between valid and invalid All cats are animals. All dogs are animals. Therefore, all cats are dogs. All students are clever. All clever persons are happy. Therefore, all students are happy.
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Distinguish between sound and unsound Since Harry Porter was written by Anson Chan, and Harry Porter is a text book, it follows that Anson Chan wrote a text book. Since London is north of Paris and south of North Pole, it follows that Paris is south of North Pole.
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Distinguish between strong and weak inductive arguments Most the patients with AIDS die within 10 years. Therefore, if you contracts AIDS, you will die within 10 years. Most of the cats with diarrhea die. Cats and men are both animals. Therefore, most of those men with diarrhea die.
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2011 for the course COMPUTER S 1003 taught by Professor Angelosstavrou during the Spring '11 term at King Saud University.

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